Salvation Army

Site: Hamilton - Herkimer St

Service: Grace Haven Young Parent Resource Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours support line (for former residents and community participants of Grace Haven programs only), 905-522-7336
Fax 905-522-6046
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Primary Contact Jo-Anne Rochon, Program Manager; Phone: 905-522-7336 ext 235; Email:
Alternate Contact Kristin Baughan, Program Manager, New Choices; Phone: 905-522-5556; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
138 Herkimer St
Hamilton, ON L8P 2H1
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Intersection Queen St S and Main St W
Accessibility Partially Accessible - accessible from front entrance * elevator
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A Young Parent Resource Centre for young parents (male and female).
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1896
Primary Executive Joy Angel, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Child & Youth Services ; Federal ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation - Salvation Army Red Shield
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services include: 
* residential component for 14 prenatal and postnatal residents (female only) including infants run by the Salvation Army  
* 24-hour telephone support service available for former residents and community clients involved in Grace Haven programs 
Residential and non-residential services: 
* Counselling referrals 
* Educational program with three teachers from the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board 
* Life skills 
* Parenting education: Baby Basics and Infant Playtime Plus 
* Prenatal classes and health promotion clinic facilitated by a public health nurse (no medical services on the premises, doctor referrals are available)  
* Preparation for independent living 
Parental relief programs include: 
Drop in play groups * adult workshops * Designated Early Years' services for young parents 
Offsite programs include: 
* New Choices: program for women with substance use issues who are pregnant or parenting children under 6 (includes addiction groups, parenting and public health groups, outreach, 1:1 counselling, advocacy and case management/coordination services) 
* Linkages and partnerships with Womankind, Public Health, HHS Infant Parent Program
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * residential services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and under 
For prenatal residential programs, woman must be expecting * respite beds are available with referral from outside agency * OPR beds available to C/CAS for teenaged girls
Application Prenatal residential services require a pre-admission interview * postnatal applications from the community are also accepted
Languages English ; French
Fees No fees for day programs * residents are not required to pay unless they have supporting income (i.e. family, employment, other agency such as CAS etc.)
Categories and Classification
Main Category Child / Family Services ; Health Care ; Youth
Secondary Category Perinatal / Pregnancy / Postnatal ; Postnatal / Pregnancy ; Young Parents
Service Categories Maternity Homes ; New Dad Parenting Programs ; School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance
Other Details
Resources Brochure available upon request

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