Community Resources

Articles below cover the latest Community Resources available to you

Ontario Distress Centres

Kinjunxion is not a crisis service. If you are experiencing a crisis, please call 911 or refer to this website – http://www.dcontario.org/centres.html –  to find a distress centre near you.

Youth Wellness Centre

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s Youth Wellness Centre is a safe environment for young people age 17 to 25 to receive expert care for mental health and substance use issues. If you are

Race, Gendered Violence and the Rights of Women with Precarious Immigration Status

This article provides information on the rights of women with precarious immigration status and the resources that are available to them. This includes information on sanctuary cities, refugee claims and

Ontario Electricity Support Program

The Ontario Energy Board offers a reduction on electricity for low income households. Follow the link below to learn more and apply for a reduction on your hydro bill. https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/

Community Resources for Students in Hamilton, Ontario

The following is a semi-comprehensive list of resources that are available to undergraduate students at McMaster University. Many are also available to other community members as well.      

Eat Right Ontario:

Eat Right Ontario (ERO) is a service that allows residents of Ontario to the advice of Registered Dietitians in order to help you make healthier food and diet choice in

Kids Help Phone on Bullying

Kid’s Help Phone is an extremely reputable organization.  It was founded in 1989 and solely focused on crisis situations for young people via telephone counselling. Over the years the way

Canadian Hearing Society: Settlement Program for Newcomers

The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) provides free services and guidance to help newcomers to Canada who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing in order to ensure

Veteran’s Affairs Canada: Mental Health Resources

“There is a wide range of mental health services, support and information for Veterans and their families. The most important thing to realize is that you are not alone; help

Apprenticeship - How to Apply, What you learn & Career Opportunities

If you have always been more of a hands on type of learner,  opposed to a book learner, you will find the link at the bottom of this post very

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