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.
**Please be advised that we will not be scheduling any community partners for the month of December**

November 2019


Friday, November 1
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Help My Hearing, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 6 
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, November 7
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, November 8
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
UCore, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Screen 4 Life, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 12
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, November 13
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, November 14
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, November 15
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
MCS - Mohawk College City School- Education Advisor, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 20
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 21
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, November 22
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
UCore, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, November 27
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, November 28
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, November 29
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 
MCS - Mohawk College City School - Education Advisor

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