venture centre marketplace

Emergency food & Clothing programs
155 Cannon Street East, HAmilton

The Good Shepherd Venture Centre Marketplace is the distribution point for 95% of our donated items and processes more than 450,000 kilograms of food per year.

If you need need to use our services, please call us at 905.972.9485 and we will help you register for the program. Grocery and program hours are Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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DONATIONS

We rely on the generosity of donors in the community, businesses and corporate sponsors to help us serve those in need and build a healthier, stronger Hamilton. You can make a difference by donating food, clothing, small appliances and/or housewares, or making a monetary donation.

Our donation service is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Community Outreach Programs 

Registered members of Venture Centre Marketplace can pre-register for any of these sessions by calling 905.972.9485, press Option 2.

September 2019

Friday, August 30
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Help My Hearing, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, September 2
CLOSED FOR LABOUR DAY

Wednesday, September 4
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, September 5
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, September 6
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Help My Hearing, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ubran Core, 9:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 11
Home Management, 9:00 a.m.  -11:30 a.m.

Thursday, September 12
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Friday, September 13
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Help My Hearing, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Screen 4 Life, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 18
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, September 19
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, September 20
Home Management, 9:00 a.m.  -11:30 a.m.
Help My Hearing, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Urban Core, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 25
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Mohawk College Education Advisor, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, September 26
Canada Learning Bond, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, September 27
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Help My Hearing, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

More Information about Services:

Screen for Life Cancer Screening - https://hnhbscreenforlife.ca/screenforlifecoach  
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic - https://www.hamiltonjustice.ca/index2  
Home Management -  https://www.hamilton.ca/social-services/support-programs/home-management-program  
Urban Core - http://www.hucchc.com 
Ontario Disability Support Program -  www.mcss.gov.on.ca  
Hamilton Literacy Council -  www.hamiltonreads.ca 
Help My Hearing - Diagnostic Health Assessments for hearing loss and ringing in the ears www.helpmyhearing.ca 

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP)

Volunteers will be preparing tax returns for the following:

- Registered Venture Centre members only
- By appointment only
- 2019 tax year only
- List of required documents are available at the VC reception
- Hours are determined by availability of volunteers. Each volunteer will be available for 2-3 hours = 3 returns
- Unaccommodated appointments due to a shortfall of volunteers will be deferred to the following Monday
- A maximum of 9 pre-booked appointments per day when all 3 volunteers are available