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Mental Well-Being Supports and Resources

Mental Well being Supports and Resources

Many people are facing challenges right now.  We have compiled a list of some resources members may find helpful.  Many resources can be found below, or you can reach out to our Local Representatives listed here and they can help direct you to resources you need.

Unifor 5555 Mental Health and Addictions Advocate

Unifor 5555 Racial Justice Advocate

Unifor 5555 Women’s Advocate

McMaster University – EFAP


AA:  24 hour help line: 905-522-8392   Email:

Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Services of Hamilton

21 Hunter St. 3rd floor, Hamilton

Telephone Consultation at Intake and Pre-entry Services (905-546-3606 ext. 3)



Mission Services of Hamilton, Inc., 196 Wentworth St. N, Hamilton

Outpatient counselling for men ages 18+.  Assessment is available to men and women.  Also has a program for affected family members and significant others.

905-528-0389   email:


Ontario Addition Treatment Centres – Hamilton

397 Main St. E, Hamilton   905-528-9889

Private outpatient methadone clinic.



Canada Drug Rehab Addiction Services Directory

A free online directory of alcohol and drug rehab programs and other addiction-related services in Canada.

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline:  1-888-230-3505  

Hamilton – Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Services – 905-546-3606

St. Leonards Community Services – Brantford – Responsible Gambling Program – 519-754-0253

Gamblers Anonymous – 416-366-7613

Problem Gambling Institute of

Hamilton – Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Services – 905-546-3606

Ontario211 Help is only one call, one text or one chat away.

211 is a helpline and online database of Ontario’s community and social services. 211 is answered and updated by highly-trained specialists who can direct you to or help you navigate social services and supports.



Area Food Banks:

Neighbour to Neighbour Centre, Hamilton – 905-574-1334

Salvation Army, Hamilton – 905-540-1888

Mission Services, Hamilton  – Community Services 905-528-4212

Good Shepherd Venture Centre Food Bank, Hamilton – 905-972-9485

Burlington Food Bank – 905-637-2273

Stoney Creek Food Bank – 905-643-2090

Brantford Food Bank – 519-751-4357

Port Dover Lifeline Food Bank – 226-931-2776

Simcoe Caring Cupboard Food Bank – 519-428-1713

Six Nations Community Food Bank – 519-771-0025

Caledonia Food Bank – 905-765-9287

Hagersville Food Bank – 289-758-3789

COAST – Hamilton -905-972-8338

COAST – Halton crisis line is 1-877-825-9011

CAST – Crisis and Assessment Team – Haldimand Norfolk – 1.866.487.2278

Suicide Crisis Line (Hamilton)


Barrett Centre: 24 hour crisis line


Mental Health Helpline


Assaulted Women’s Helpline


Good Shepherd – Crisis for Women    905-523-6277

Sexual Assault Centre (Hamilton) (SACHA)

905-525-4162 – 24 hour Crisis Line

Hamilton Police Domestic Violence Unit

905-546-3852 or 905-546-3853

Interval House of Hamilton (Women’s Shelter):

630 Sanatorium Rd.

Hamilton, ON

905-387-8881 – 24 hour crisis line

Martha House (Women’s Shelter run by Good Shepherd):

25 Ray St. North

Hamilton, ON

905-523-8895 (Office)

905-523-6277 (24 hour Crisis Line)


Mary’s Place (Women’s Shelter run by Good Shepherd):

20 Pearl St. North

Hamilton, ON

905-540-8000 (Office)

905-523-6277 (24 hour Crisis Line)


Fem’Aid Crisis Line



Inasmuch Women Services

905-529-8149 (Office)

905-529-8600 (Crisis Line)

Native Women’s Centre

1900 King St. East

Hamilton, ON



The Native Women’s Centre provides safe, emergency shelter for all women regardless of age, ancestry, culture, place of origin or sexual orientation.


Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support Services

1781 Chiefswood Rd.

Oshweken, ON

519-445-4324 – 24 hour Crisis Line


Nova Vita Domestic Violence Prevention Services

59 North Park St.

Brantford, ON

519-752-1005 (Office)

519-752-4357 (24 hour Crisis Line)


Halton Women’s Place

Halton Women’s Place North

905-878-8970 (Shelter)

905-878-8555 (24 hour Crisis Line)

Halton Women’s Place South

905-332-1593 (Shelter)

905-332-7892 (24 hour Crisis Line)


Gillian’s Place (Women’s Shelter)

St. Catharines, ON

905-684-8331 – 24 hour Crisis Line


Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region

519-742-5894 – 24 hour Crisis Line for Kitchener & Waterloo

519-653-2422 – 24 hour Crisis Line for Cambridge

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