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Below is a listing of resources. Please contact them directly, as noted.
YMCA Employment Services for Job Seekers
500 Drury Lane, Burlington
23 Main St. E., Hamilton
427 Dundas St. E., Unit 1, Waterdown
Your job is out there and we'll help you find it
YMCA Employment Services connects people looking for work with employers looking to hire.
YMCA Employment Services offer a personalized approach to your specific job needs.
Unemployed or laid off?
Need education or training?
Need help with language & math skills?
New to Ontario?
New to work?
Interested in the skilled trades?
Receive personalized help with the following:
career exploration, including a second career
job searching, matching, and placement
a resume and cover letter
preparing for interviews
apprenticing in the skilled trades
using technology in your job search with access to internet, email and fax
The AIDS Network
323 Kerr Street, Unit 205, Oakville
140 King Street East, Suite 101, Hamilton
Halton Harm Reduction Worker
Community Development & Support Worker
Offers services and support to men, women, children, and families who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. Services and education are offered to people living in the communities of Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk, and Brant. The outreach program aims to address stigma and building capacity to address societal and systemic issues for people who use drugs and people affected by HIV.
One on one support
Safe sex supplies (condoms, lube, dental dams, etc.)
Harm reduction supplies (Naloxone kits, syringes, needle tips, etc.)
HIV Basics (prevention, transmission, treatment)
Harm Reduction Basics (Naloxone, safer drug use, overdose prevention)
Next Door Kitchen
650 Plains Rd. E., Burlington
(east of King Rd, located in the Lord Nelson Plaza)
Community breakfast and lunches. Come join us. You are always welcome!
Wednesday lunch - 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Friday lunch - 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Saturday breakfast - 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. ($2 breakfast)
Halton Region - Oral Care
Maintaining good oral health is an important component of a child’s overall health. Dentists recommend that parents begin cleaning their child’s gums even before the child has teeth, and continue cleaning or assisting the child with cleaning their gums and teeth until the child is old enough to write (not print) his or her name.
Contact the Halton Region if you have questions about:
Early Childhood Tooth Decay
Baby Mouth Care
First Dental Check-up
Drugwatch: Mental Illness Guide
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
FAX referral forms to:
The outreach program is designed to serve the complex mental health concerns of seniors who cannot or will not seek service in traditional locations such as clinics and offices.
Who we serve:
The outreach program serves seniors with complex mental health, addiction and behavioural issues which include:
Mood disorders (depression, mania), anxiety, psychosis, progressive cognitive disorder and.or substance use disorder
Behavioural complications associated with neurodegenerative cognitive impairment (Alzheimer Disease)
Chronic mental illness (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder) complicated by age-related decline in physical and mental health
Those who are under age 65, requiring assessment and/or management as described above will be considered on an individual basis.
ROCK - Reach Out Centre for Kids
Cumberland (Main Office)
710 Cumberland Ave, Burlington
Reach Out Centre for Kids - Burlington Ontario Early Years Centre
ROCK is committed to providing services that are inclusive, client and family-centered, professional, high quality and accessible.
For a complete and current listing of drop-in and other program locations, schedules and information on how to register for programs, call or visit our centre, or visit our website.
Halton Housing Help
A service that helps individuals access and maintains safe and affordable housing.
Telephone support service
get answers to general questions about housing by calling 3-1-1
for individuals who are having difficulty finding or maintaining their housing
connects individuals with community services and resources
advocates on behalf of renters with landlords and social service agencies
an appointment must be booked by calling 3-1-1
appointments are available on specific days in Burlington, Georgetown, Milton and Oakville
Try College for FREE!
Ever thought about trying college, but didn't know where to start?
City School could be for you!
We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:
19 years of age or older
Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, apprenticeship)
Live within the community in which the course(s) is being offered
High school completion is not a requirement
We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.
Check out our current course offerings! Online applications now open, click here
The Women's Centre of Halton
1515 Rebecca St. Suite 229
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
225 Main St. E. Unit 7
Milton, ON L9T 1N9
The Women’s Centre was founded in 1989 when it was realized that women leaving shelters urgently needed aftercare in order to successfully return to the community. We are now the important first point of entry to services and programs for women in crisis, distress, or transition. Our main focus is on providing for the basic needs of safety, self-esteem, and self-sufficiency through client participation in various programs and services. Everything we do reflects our Mission Statement and is offered in the spirit of “Women Supporting Women”.
We are proudly sponsored by United Way Halton & Hamilton.
OAKVILLE Hours of Support:
Monday 10 am - 3 pm
Monday evenings 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 3 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 3 pm
Thursday 10 am - 3 pm
Saturday 10 am - 12 pm
MILTON Hours of Support:
Monday 10 am - 3 pm
Monday evenings 6 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 3 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 3 pm
SAVIS - Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services
24 Hour Crisis/Support Line:
Text Contact Number:
SAVIS offers free and confidential 24/7, one-on-one crisis counseling services, with no judgment, just support. Services can be short- or long-term in nature and are open to female-identified, male-identified and transgender people aged 14 and over who are survivors of violence, including childhood abuse. SAVIS does not discriminate when it comes to race, colour, disability, age or national origin.
Requests for personal counseling can be completed in person, through confidential telephone sessions or online. You take part in your own accomplishments: at SAVIS we believe that survivors of violence can make their own individual healing choices, ones that lead to successful results.
We realize support comes from many different avenues. So we also provide short-term counseling and resources for family members, friends and support people, available in Oakville, Acton, Burlington, Georgetown and Milton.
SACHA - Sexual Assault Centre
75 MacNab St. South, 3rd floor
24 Hour Support Line:
PREGNETS - The Prevention of Gestational and Neonatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke
PREGNETS is a network created to improve the health of moms and their babies.
PREGNETS offers information, resources and support to pregnant and postpartum women and their health care providers to support the ability to reduce smoking, quit, and stay quit.
Distress Centre Halton
North Halton: 905-877-1211
Text & Chat: dchalton.ca
Distress Centre Halton provides telephone and online support to people in our community to better cope with a crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress. Having the support of a friendly person who cares about your feelings and what you’re going through can make all the difference.
We know that anyone, at any time, can find themselves feeling lonely or overwhelmed.
You don’t have to be alone. Contact us. We listen. We care.
Sex, Drug Harm Reduction
760 Brant St., Unit 420, Burlington
Phone or Text:
A Community for People Who Use Drugs
NO Personal Info - Non-faith based - NO Judgement
Thursdays DROP IN: 4:30 - 6:30
Optional Peer Group: 6:30 - 8:30
Want to know more about how to stay safer? Have questions? Talk to us!
Overdose prevention, safer drug use information, sexual health
Need help? We can help connect you to services you want.
Homelessness, violence, addiction, mental health, food, employment.