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Good Shepherd Centre
|Legal Name||Good Shepherd Centre (Hamilton)|
|Crisis Phone||Martha House, Women's Crisis Line: 905-523-6277; |
Barrett Centre, 24/7 Mental Health issues, Crisis Line: 905-529-7878
|Located In Community||Hamilton|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 1003 |
Hamilton, ON L8N 3R1
|Wheelchair Accessibility||Unknown or Not Applicable - varies by location|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter, YouTube|
|Primary Contact||Kristene Viljasoo, Director of Women's Services; Phone: 905-523-8766; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Carmen Salciccioli, Director, The Good Shepherd Men's Centre; Phone: 905-528-9109; Email: email@example.com|
|Coordinator of Volunteers||Marilyn Markow, Manager of Volunteers; Phone: 905-528-6565 ext 3333; Fax: 905-528-6967; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Brother Richard MacPhee, Executive Director; Phone: 905-528-5877 ext 3320; Fax: 905-528-9968; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Executive||Kathrine Kalinowski, Assistant Executive Director of Programs; Phone: 905-528-5877|
|Areas Served||Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region|
|Description||The Little Brothers of the Good Shepherd are dedicated to helping the poor, the disabled, the addicted, the homeless, the sick and the dying; young and old, male and female. |
Martha House: secure 40-bed transition residence * dedicated to assisting women/children victims of domestic violence or abuse * including elder abuse
Mary's Place: 20-bed emergency shelter * women 18 years of age or older * needing safety * support * emergency shelter
Notre Dame House: 21-bed emergency shelter * one-stop multi-agency resource centre for homeless teens
Brennan House: 14-bed * co-ed residence * offers homeless young people an alternative to life on the streets * is licensed * monitored by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Angela's Place: 15 unit building * provides subsidized housing * programs for moms under 21 years of age * nutrition, infant bonding, advocacy.
Jeb's Place: 10-bed co-ed residential program for youth ages 9-16 years in the care of a child welfare agency * provides guidance, life skills programming and case management
Men's Shelter: charitable hostel * gives assistance to men without means * emergency overnight accommodation for up to 54 men * daily hot meal program for anyone in need * counselling * referrals to other community resources * trusteeship program for those seeking help with money management.
Food Bank and Warehouse: next to Men's Shelter in the "Warehouse" at 120 Cannon St East * food bank provides emergency food parcels for families and individuals in need of assistance * clothing program provides clothing and small household items at no charge * by appointment
Emmanuel House: palliative comfort and support to people in Hamilton/Halton/Niagara/Brant in the end stage of a terminal illness * committed to ensuring individuals access to comprehensive physical, emotional, spiritual support as desired * goal is to enhance the quality of life for the dying person and their loved ones
Barrett Centre for Crisis Support: short term (3-5 days) accommodation for those seeking crisis support with mental health issues * 24 hour Crisis line offering support or referral
For more information please visit Inform Hamilton, Good Shepherd Centres
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - will attempt to accommodate with other languages|
|Funding||City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Service Categories||Food Banks ; Helplines/Warmlines ; Homeless Shelter ~ Homeless Youth ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Palliative Care ; Residential Treatment Facilities ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Assaulted Children ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Assaulted Women ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Elder Abuse Victims|