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Women's Counselling and Support

Individual or group counselling, in addition to supports such as healthcare, violence intervention, addictions assistance, legal advocacy and other services.

Aboriginal Health Centre

Population Served:

All Aboriginal people, regardless of status

Services Offered:

  • Culturally appropriate health care programs
  • Choices of traditional healing, western medicine and complementary therapies
  • Health education, school outreach, children’s programs, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and child nutrition programs
  • Mental health supports; addictions, counselling, and wellness planning
  • Traditional healing; healing journey, grief recovery, attitudinal healing, sweat lodge ceremonies, spiritual warriors roadway, and elder mentorship program

Contact:

Phone: (905) 544-4320
Fax: (905) 544-4247
Address: 678 Main Street East, Hamilton ON
Email: [email protected]
Web: aboriginalhealthcentre.com

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

Catholic Family Services

Population Served:

All residents of Hamilton

Services Offered:

  • Individual, couples and family counselling
  • Credit counselling
  • Developmental services
  • Abuse and violence intervention
  • Intensive case management for seniors
  • St. Martin’s Manor: Safe and caring residence for women aged 13-21, at any stage of a pregnancy or with their babies
  • Employee assistance program
  • Mental health first aid

Contact:

Business:(905) 527-3823
Français: (905) 527-3823 ext. 269
Fax: (905) 546-5779
Address: Main Office – 447 Main Street East, Unit 201, Hamilton, ON
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.cfshw.com/
St. Martin’s Manor: Phone: (905) 575-7500

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Yes

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton Niagara

Population:

Communauté francophone de Hamilton et la région du Niagara

Services:

  • Services de soutien personnalisé et confidentiel qui abordent les problématiques liées à la violence à l’encontre des femmes
  • Services d’aiguillage, de référence et d’accompagnement tels que dans de milieu hospitalier, policier et juridique, assistance pratique, défense des droits et intérêts et assistance pour compléter un rapport anonyme.
  • Programme d’intervention précoce pour les enfants exposés à la violence
  • Programme d’intervention auprès des partenaires violents (PAR) mandaté par la Cour
  • Autres services offerts aux francophones de tout âge:
  • Santé primaire (médecin de famille, infirmières, diététiste, services périnataux, ergothérapeute, soins des pieds, services aux aîné(e)s, etc.)
  • Santé mentale et toxicomanie, programmes et services d’établissement et adaptation, et programmes et services en santé et bien-être

Contact:

Téléphone : (905) 528-0163
Gratuit : 1 (866) 437-7606
Fax : (905) 528-9196
Adresse : 1320 rue Barton est, Hamilton ON, L8H 2W1
Site : http://www.cschn.ca/

Autre:

Emplacement accessible ? Oui
Le service en français ? Oui
Services d’interprétation ? Non

Elizabeth Fry Society

Population Served:

Women who have or are at risk of being criminalized

Services Offered:

  • Resource centre; housing, case management, employment assistance, addiction supports, access to computers and other resources, mobile team
  • Violence against women: individual counselling
  • Teen esteem; education and celebration of being a woman
  • Community service order; supports for conditions of probation and community service
  • Anger group- reclaiming of a women’s anger through education and information
  • Fraud and shoplifters rehabilitation
  • Court support
  • Opportunities For women- pre-contemplative group , healthy relationships,communication, self esteem
  • Institutional release planning
  • Sex trade awareness and resource services

Contact:

Phone: (905) 527-3097
Fax: (905) 527-4278
Address: 987 King St. East, Suite 203 Hamilton
Web: www.efrysouthernontarioregion.org/programs.html<

Other:

Accessible Location? Yes
French Language Services? No
Interpretation Services? As needed

Flamborough Women's Resource Centre

Population Served:

Women

Services Offered:

  • Individual counselling
  • Legal advocacy
  • Transitional housing support
  • Peer counselling
  • Information and community referrals
  • Employment counselling
  • Teen peer support groups
  • Women’s groups

Contact:

Crisis: (905) 387-8881
Phone: (289) 895-8580
Fax: (289) 895-8525
Address: 17 Main Street South, Waterdown ON
Email: [email protected]

Other:

Accessible location? No
French language services? No

Good Shepherd Women's Services

Population Served:

Women and their children

Services Offered:

  • Mary’s Place; shelter residence for women
  • Martha House; shelter residence for women and children fleeing abuse
  • Community and counselling services; violence against women, child and youth, migrant women workers project, wellness program, sage family camp.
  • Housing and support services; transitional housing and support program, legal advocate, family court support, second stage services, housing and stage works
  • Medical services; health clinic, comfort foot care, dental hygiene for children

Contact:

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Off-site translation services available

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

Population Served:

Urban aboriginal people

Services Offered:

  • Addictions counselling
  • Criminal/family courtwork program
  • Family support; families with children 0-6 years, culturally based activities
  • Healing and wellness program
  • Healthy babies/healthy children program
  • Prenatal/nutrition program
  • Akwe: go program; cultural activities for children 7-12 years old

Contact:

Phone: (905) 548-9593
Fax: (905) 545-4077
Email: [email protected]
Address: 34 Ottawa St N, Hamilton ON
Web:www.hric.ca/index.php

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre

Population Served:

All residents of Hamilton

Services Offered:

  • Art from the Heart; for those struggling with difficult emotions, are chronically ill, isolated or had traumatic experiences. Uses art as a medium of expression to improve mental health
  • Serenity “N” Motion; self-esteem workshops, relaxation sessions, discussion groups and community services activities

Contact:

Phone: (905) 522-3233
Fax: (905) 522-3433
Address: 71 Rebecca Street, Hamilton, ON
Web:www.hucchc.com/index.html

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? Yes

Interval House of Hamilton

Population Served:

Women (16+) who are experiencing violence/abuse and
their children

Services Offered:

  • 24 Hour/7 Day a Week Crisis Phone
  • Emergency shelter providing meals, emergency clothing and personal needs at no cost to client
  • Emergency transportation to shelter
  • Counselling supports for women in house and in the community
  • Child and youth support services
  • Community Transitional Housing Support Program
  • Support around access to legal systems (family, criminal, immigration, child welfare etc)
  • Safety planning

Contact:

Crisis: (905) 387-8881
Business Line: (905) 387-9959
Business Fax: (905) 387-0019
Program Fax: (905) 387-0563
E-mail: [email protected]

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Yes

Native Women's Centre

Population Served:

All women and their children who are experiencing crisis

Services Offered:

  • Emergency shelter, short term stay, 8 rooms totalling 15 beds
  • Safety planning
  • 24 hour crisis line
  • Counselling for residents, non-residents and past residents
  • Emergency transportation to Shelter
  • Information and referrals to other community resources
  • Woman Abuse Education Program
  • Access to Traditional Native methods of healing, but remains sensitive to other cultures
  • Referral to transitional housing; Honouring the Circle
  • Transitional Housing Support worker on site

Contact:

Toll free/Crisis: 1 (888) 308-6559
Telephone/Crisis: (905) 664-1114
Fax: (905) 664-1101
Web: www.nativewomenscentre.com

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

North Hamilton Community Health Centre

Population Served:

Primarily residents of the north end of Hamilton

Services Offered:

  • Primary care: assessment, diagnosis and management by health professionals
  • Health wellness: physiotherapy, chiropody (foot care), nutrition, kinesiology, occupational therapy, asthma therapy, and diabetes education
  • Mental wellness: social work, client advocacy and counselling
  • Feet first – steps for health: free diabetes foot care to seniors or others with limited resources

Contact:

Phone:(905) 523-6611 ext. 2000
Administration fax: (905) 523-5173
Medical fax: (905) 523-8735
Address: 438 Hughson Street North, Hamilton ON
Web: www.nhchc.ca/default/index

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Yes

Phoenix Place

Population Served:

Women and children

Services Offered:

  • Individual and group counselling around breaking the cycle of violence
  • Support and referrals to other community groups
  • Support with respect to education, parenting, employment, housing, income support, health and wellness, legal aid and more
  • Court assistance

Contact:

Phone: (905) 527-2238
Fax: (905) 527-1219
Web: www.phoenixplace.ca/main.html

Other:

Accessible location? No
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre

Population Served:

Medical/Forensic Services: anyone who has been recently sexually assaulted; women who have recently experienced intimate partner violence
Counselling Services: adolescents and adults who have experienced sexual assault or intimate partner violence at any point in their lives, support persons can receive counselling services also

Services Offered:

  • Emergency medical care and forensic evidence collection
  • Follow up medical care
  • Counselling services

Contact:

Crisis: present to Hamilton Health Sciences Emergency Departments
Business:(905) 521-2100 ext. 73557
Fax: (905) 521-5071
Address: 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton ON
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/areas-of-care/emergency-care/sexual-assault-domestic-violence/

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? Yes

The AIDS Network

Population Served:

Women, men, children and families living with and affected by HIV/AIDS

Services Offered:

  • Individualized one on one supports
  • Practical supports for individuals living with HIV; home cooked meals, emergency food bank, vitamin and meal replacement program, food box, transport to medical appointments, support groups, prison outreach support, referrals, complimentary therapies, community garden.
  • Group social support activities

Contact:

Phone: 1 (866) 563-0563
Fax: (905) 528-6311
Address: 140 King Street East, Suite 101, Hamilton ON
Web:www.aidsnetwork.ca/hamilton

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

Women's Centre of Hamilton

Population Served:

Women (16+)

Services Offered:

  • Information and referrals
  • Advocacy and support
  • Employment counselling
  • Individual violence against women counselling
  • Women’s groups
  • Jared’s Place – legal advocacy and resource centre
  • Individual peer support
  • Peer support training

Contact:

Crisis:(905) 387-8881
Phone: (905) 522-0127
Address: 100 Main Street East, Suite 205, Hamilton ON
Web: www.intervalhousehamilton.org/our-services

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? Yes

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