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The Family Centre


The Family Centre is a housing focused shelter for families experiencing homelessness in the Hamilton area. All of our services and supports are focused on helping families secure housing in a timely manner. Shelter diversion and eviction prevention services are also available to families that qualify. Our specialized housing staff work with each family to create a housing plan with a 30-day goal.

Contact Information

143 Wentworth Street South, Hamilton, ON L8N 2Z1

905-528-9442

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143 Wentworth Street South
Hamilton  ON  L8N 2Z1

Phone: 905.528.9442
E-Mail: The Family Center

Director: Lisa Klinger

The Family Centre is a housing-focused shelter for families experiencing homelessness in the Greater Hamilton Area. All of our services and supports are focused on helping families secure housing in a timely manner.

If your family is in need of assistance, please call the Family Centre at 905.528.9442 to complete a telephone assessment to determine your eligibility. Phone lines are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Interpretation services are available upon request.

Shelter diversion and eviction prevention services are also available to qualifying families.

Facilities:
• Our housing staff work with each family to create a housing plan with a 30-day goal
• Staff are on site 24 hours a day to offer support
• Interpretation services are available for families in Family Centre programs
• Assistance in resolving outstanding housing issues and housing search
• On-site services from Ontario Works income support
• Services for parents, children and youth including assistance with school registration and referrals
• Information and education programs dealing with budgeting, landlord/tenant issues, parenting, etc.

If you are a family in need, please contact Family Centre staff, 24 hours a day, at 905.528.9442.

Download the Family Centre Brochure:
Family-Centre.pdf

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