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The Good Shepherd Centre & Daily Meals


The Good Shepherd Centre was established in 1961 as a men’s shelter. The Centre has since become a beacon of hope and a place of shelter, sustenance and spiritual healing for thousands of men, women and children. Services offered; emergency overnight accommodation for up to 54 men including meals and laundry services, overflow spaces for up to 10 men, case management and referrals to appropriate community resources.

Contact Information

135 Mary Street, Hamilton, ON L8N 3R1

905-528-9109

The Good Shepherd Centre

135 Mary Street
Hamilton  ON  
Phone: 905.528.9109
Fax: 905.546.1743
Emergency Shelter Open 24/7

Director: Carmen Salciccioli

**COVID-19 NOTICE:
  • DAILY HOT MEAL: Packed meals are distributed at The Good Shepherd Centre, 135 Mary Street, Hamilton

  • VENTURE CENTRE: Pre-packaged boxes are distributed. The number of clients visiting the Marketplace each day has been reduced.

The Good Shepherd Centre was established in 1961 as a men’s shelter. The Centre has since become a beacon of hope and a place of shelter, sustenance and spiritual healing for thousands of men, women and children.

Services offered:

  • Emergency overnight accommodation for up to 54 men, including meals and laundry services
  • Overflow spaces for up to 10 men
  • Case management and referrals to appropriate community resources
  • A community hot meal program for anyone in need (Monday-Friday, from 3:30 pm-4:45 pm, Saturday lunch from 11:30 am-12:30 pm)
  • A nurse practitioner is available Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am-4:00 pm
  • A Shelter Health Network doctor is available on Thursdays from 9:00 am- noon
  • All services are accessible

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