Campus and Community Resources

Mohawk College’s Counselling Services offers free and confidential counselling to students within the scope of practice of the department.  Appointments can be made by emailing counselling [at] mohawkcollege.ca () or calling 905-575-2211.

Sometimes students feel they need different or more support, below is a list of online and community programs that are available to support student mental health.  Counselling Services is open Monday through Friday, 8:30-4:00.  Outside of these hours, some of the resources below offer 24-hour support.

Mohawk College Resources

Visit the Online Student Services page for a list of all resources available.

Online Resources

Virtual Counselling

Keep.me SAFE
24/7 multilingual and multicultural international student support.

Empower.Me
Student Assistance Program accessible 24/7 offering mental health counselling, nutrition & financial consultation, smoking cessation and Life Coaching.

Beacon
Customized digital therapy, guided by a registered mental health professional. It's there for you anytime, anywhere you want it.

Information on Mental Health

More Feet on the Ground
An online resource intended to be a one-stop shop for any individual looking to understand more about mental health and how to refer someone to relevant mental health programs. 

Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health
Focused on student mental health, this site provides resources, webinars with experts, and the latest news.

Information on Depression
Educational resources about depression and treatments for depression.

Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton
Educational resources about suicide prevention.

Community Resources

2SLGBTQ+

LGBT Youthline (Peer to Peer Support)
Link to Youthline
T: 1-800-268-9688
Text: 647-694-4275

TransLife Line
Link to TransLife Line
Crisis: 877-330-6366,
General Inquiries: 510-771-1417
contact [at] translifeline.org

Services for Parents and Children

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton
Link to Boys and Girls Clubs
T: 905-549-2814
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton

Catholic Children’s Aid Society
Link to Catholic Children’s Aid Society
T: 905-525-2012 905-525-2012,
For service in French: 1-855-550-3571
After-hour emergencies: 905-522-8053
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
735 King Street East, Hamilton

Children’s Aid Society
Link to Children’s Aid Society
Office: 905-522-1121
info [at] hamiltoncas.com
After-hour emergencies: 905-522-8053
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
26 Arrowsmith Road, Hamilton

Ontario Early Years Centre
T: 905-524-4884
Link to Ontario Early Years Centre

Crisis - Housing

Barrett Centre (Good Shepherd)
Link to Good Shepherd Centre
Mental Health Crisis Support: 905-529-7878
Women’s Services: 905-523-6277

Good Shepherd Family Centre
Link to Good Shepherd Family Centre
T: 905-528-9442
143 Wentworth Street South, Hamilton

Mission Services – Inasmuch House and Willow’s Place for Women
Link to Mission Services
T: 905-529-8600 or 1-833-654-4217
Reception: 905-528-4212
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
admin [at] mission-services.com

Internal House of Hamilton
Link to Internal House of Hamilton
T: 905-387-9959
Crisis Line: 905-387-8881
info [at] intervalhousehamilton.org

Halton Women’s Place
Link to Halton Women’s Place
Crisis and Info Line: 905-332-7892
Info [at] haltonwomensplace.com

Crisis - Phone

COAST (Crisis Outreach and Support Team)
Link to COAST
T: 905-972-8338

Good2Talk
T: 1-866-925-5454
Link to Good2Talk

SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton)
Link to SACHA
T: 905-525-4162
75 MacNab Street South 3rd Floor, Hamilton

Salvation Army – Suicide Prevention Services
Link to Salvation Army – Suicide Prevention Services
T: 905-522-1477 or 1-855-294-4673
80 Bay Street North, Hamilton

Food Banks

Mission Services: Good Food Centre
Link to Mission Services
T: 905-528-4212 ext. 1101
Hours: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
196 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton
I.D is required, proof of income, rent/mortgage payment documentation

Neighbour to Neighbour
Link to Neighbour to Neighbour
T: 905-574-1334 ext. 303
For information in Arabic, Kurdish, and Spanish: 905-574-1334 ext. 304 (Non-emergency service)
Hours: Monday – Wednesday: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm,
Thursday: 12:30 pm – 7:30 pm
10 - 310 Limeridge Road West, Hamilton

Salvation Army
T: Crisis Line 905-522-1477
Hours: Monday – Wednesday and Friday: 9:30 am – 11:45 am and 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Thursday: 9:30 am – 11:45 am
80 Bay Street North, Hamilton

St. Matthew’s House Food Banks
Link to St. Matthew’s House Food Banks
T: 905-523-5546
414 Barton Street, Hamilton
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 11:45 am and 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
785 Britannia Avenue, Hamilton
Hours: Monday and Thursday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2 pieces of ID is required, proof of income,
proof of address

Legal

Crime Stoppers
Link to Crime Stoppers
T: 1-800-222-8477

Hamilton Communities Legal Clinics
Link to Hamilton Communities Legal Clinics
T: 905-527 4572
Hours: Monday/Tuesday, Thursday/Friday: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
100 Main Street East, Hamilton, Suite 203

Hamilton Police Services
Link to Hamilton Police Services
T: Central Station 905-546-4925
155 King William Street, Hamilton

Mental Health

Catholic Family Services (Counselling)
Link to Catholic Family Services
T: 905-527-3823
Hours: Monday and Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm,
Tuesday – Thursday 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
201 – 447 Main Street East, Hamilton

Canadian Mental Health Association
Link to Canadian Mental Health Association
T: 905-521-0090
131 John Street South, Hamilton

St. Joseph’s Psychiatric Services
T: 905-522-1155 ext. 32197
Crisis Line: 905-972-8338
100 West 5th Street, Hamilton

Multi-Services

City of Hamilton
Link to City of Hamilton
T: 905-546-2489
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Community Care Access Centre Hamilton
Link to Community Care Access Centre Hamilton
T: 905-523-8600,
General inquiries: 1-800-810-0000
Hours: Monday – Sunday: 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
Unit 1 - 211 Pritchard Road, Hamilton

Hamilton Urban Core
Link to Hamilton Urban Core
T: 905-522-3233
71 Rebecca Street, Hamilton

Ontario Works
Link to Ontario Works
T: 905-546-4800
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location of Central Office: 250 Main Street East, Hamilton

Public Health Services
Link to Public Health Services
T: 905-546-2489
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Service Ontario
Link to Service Ontario
T: 1-800-267-8097
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
119 King Street West, Hamilton

Welcome Inn Community Centre
Link to Welcome Inn Community Centre
T: 905-525-5824
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
40 Wood Street East, Hamilton

Physical Health

Hamilton General Hospital
T: 905-521-2100
237 Barton Street East, Hamilton

Hamilton Health Sciences
Link to Hamilton Health Sciences
T: 905-521-2100

Health Care Connect
Link to Health Care Connect
T: 1-800-445-1822

Juravinski Hospital
T: 905-389-4411
711 Concession Street, Hamilton

McMaster Children’s Hospital
Link to McMaster Children’s Hospital
T: 905-521-2100
1200 Main Street West, Hamilton

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Link to St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
T: 905-522-1155
50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton

Welcome Inn Community Centre
Link to Welcome Inn Community Centre
T: 905-525-5824
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
40 Wood Street East, Hamilton

Shelter Health Network
Link to Shelter Health Network
Self referrals are welcome
T: 905-526-7137
admin [at] shelterhealthnetwork.ca
82 Stinson Street, Hamilton

St. Joseph’s Urgent Care
T: 905-573-7777
2757 King Street East, Hamilton

Telehealth Ontario
T: 1-866-797-0000

Urgent Care Centre
T: 905-521-2100
690 Main Street West, Hamilton

Sexual Health

Hamilton AIDS Network
Link to Hamilton AIDS Network
T: 905-528-0854 or 1-866-563-0563
140 King Street East, Hamilton, Suite 101

HIV, AIDS and STDs Anonymous Testing
T: 905-546-3541

Maternity Centre
Link to Maternity Centre
T: 905-528-5553
100 Main Street West, Hamilton

SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton)
Link to SACHA
T: 905-525-4162
75 MacNab Street South, Hamilton, 3rd Floor

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre
Link to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre
T: 905-521-2100 ext. 73557
140 King Street East, Hamilton, Suite 101

Shelter and Housing

Bed Bug Information
Link to Bed Bug Information

Good Shepherd Men’s Centre
Link to Good Shepherd Centre
T: 905-528-9109
135 Mary Street, Hamilton

Housing Help Centre of Hamilton
Link to Housing Help Centre of Hamilton
T: 905-526-8100
119 Main Street East

Martha House
(Good Shepherd Women’s Centre)

Link to Good Shepherd Centre
T: 905-523-8895
Crisis Line: 905-523-6277
25 Ray Street North, Hamilton

Mary’s Place
(Good Shepherd Women’s Centre)

Link to Good Shepherd Centre
T: 905-540-8000
Crisis Line: 905-523-6277
20 Pearl Street North, Hamilton

Mental Health Crisis Support
T: 905-529-7878

Shelters and Housing
For a list of housing supporters: Link to Housing Connect

The Booth (Salvation Army Men’s Shelter)
T: 905-527-1444
94 York Blvd., Hamilton

Wesley Urban Ministries
T: 905-528-5629
52 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

Women’s Services
T: 905-523-6277
Link to Good Shepherd Centre

Substance Use

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
T: Hamilton Line: 905-522-8392
Burlington/Oakville: 905-631-8784
Link to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Al-Anon
Link to Al-Anon
T: 24-hour phone line 905-522-1733

Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Services (ADGS)
Link to ADGS
T: 905-546-3606
Hours: Drop in Monday: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Thursday: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
21 Hunter Street East, Hamilton, 3rd Floor

Men’s Withdrawal Management Centre
Link to Men’s Withdrawal Management Centre
T: 905-527-9264
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
595 Main Street East, Hamilton

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Link to Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
T: 1-888-811-3887

Smokers’ Helpline
Link to Smokers’ Helpline
T: 1-877-513-5333

WomanKind – Addiction Services
Link to WomanKind – Addiction Services
T: Crisis Line/Withdrawal Support
905-545-9100
431 Whitney Avenue, Hamilton

Van – Needle Exchange Program
Link to Van
T: Call or text 905-317-9966
Hours: 7 days a week, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Available at a meeting spot

Indigenous Resources

Housing

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services
Link to Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services
T: Toll Free: 866-391-1061
General Housing Questions: info [at] oahss.ca
Justin Marchand – Executive Director
jmarchand [at] oahss.ca
42 Mary Street, Hamilton
16 Kenilworth Avenue North, Hamilton
229 Candlewood Drive, Hamilton

Sacajawea Non-Profit Housing
T: 905-544-3406
370 Main Street East Unit 200, Hamilton

Urban Native Homes
T: 905-548-6974
42 Mary Street, Hamilton

Multi-Services

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
Link to Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
T: 905-548-9593
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
34 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton

Metis Women’s Circle
info [at] metiswomenscircle.ca
T: 905-628-5813
44 Park Street East, Hamilton

Six Nations – Youth in Transition Program
Link to Six Nations - Youth in Transition Program
T: 519-445-2071 ext.4203
1695 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken

Six Nations on the Grand River Territory
Link to Six Nations
T: 519-445-2201
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
1695 Chiefswood Rd, Ohsweken

De Dwa Da Dehs Nye’s Aboriginal Health Centre
Link to Aboriginal Health Centre
T: Hamilton: 905-544-4320
Brantford: 519-752-4340
678 Main Street East, Hamilton

Ganohkwasra – Family Assault Support Services
Link to Ganohkwasra
T: 519-445-4324
F: 519-445-4825
1781 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken

International Resources

Multi-Services

Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
Link to Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
T: 905-297-4694
423 King Street East, Hamilton

Circle Of Friends for Newcomers (Hamilton)
ESL and LINC Classes
T: 905-529-1840
155 Queen Street North, Hamilton

Immigrant Women’s Centre
Link to Immigrant Women’s Centre
T: 905-529-5209
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
8 Main Street East Ste.101, Hamilton

Centre de santé communautaire
T: 905-528-0163 or 1-866-437-7606
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Monday and Wednesday)
8:30 am – 8:00 pm (Tuesday and Thursday)
8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Friday)
1320 Barton Street East, Hamilton accordion

Guard Me
T: 905-752-6200
Administration: admin [at] guard.me
Claims: claims [at] guard.me
Link to Guard Me
80 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario

Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
administration [at] hucchc.com
Link to Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
T: 905-522-3233
71 Rebecca Street, Hamilton

North Hamilton Community Health Centre
Link to North Hamilton Community Health Centre
T: 905-523-6611 ext. 2000
438 Hughson Street North, Hamilton

keep.meSAFE
International Student Support
Multilingual and multicultural 24/7 support.
T: 1-844-451-9700
My SSP App

Academic Resources

For a complete list of services in Hamilton, visit Community Information Hamilton.
T: 905-528-8127 or 211
Link to Information Hamilton