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. Watch You Are Worth It: An Inspiring Look at Good Shepherd’s Venture Centre. 

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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.

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.

May 2019


Wednesday, May 1
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 2
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 3
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, May 6
Help My Hearing - 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Income Tax Clinic - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

Friday, May 10
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Urban Core, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Screen 4 Life, 8:30 a.m. - 4p.m.

Monday, May 13
Help My Hearing, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Income Tax Clinic, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 14
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 15
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 16
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 17
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, May 18
Help My Hearing - 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Income Tax Clinic - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 23
Canada Learning Bond Registration, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 24
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Urban Core, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, May 27
Help My Hearing - 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Income Tax Clinic - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 28
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

Friday, May 31
Home Management, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.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 number of available volunteers. Each volunteer will likely make themselves 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