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Services to assist individuals and families to find safe, accessible housing throughout the Greater Hamilton Area.
City of Hamilton’s Access to Housing (ATH) manages the process of connecting renters to Greater Hamilton Area social housing facilities that are geared to income. There may be a waiting list.
Applications can be found and submitted online, or you can contact ATH at:
350 King St East, Suite 110 (First Place)
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Y3
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 3708
Housing Help Centre, Hamilton & Area can assist in finding suitable rental accommodation. You can view rental listings and make connections with landlords who have affordable rental options.
You can contact Housing Help Centre at:
119 Main Street East
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z3
Phone: (905) 526-8100 Fax: (905) 528-1448
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) is an organization that helps you understand your rights and obligations as a tenant. You can also access legal assistance if you are facing eviction or other issues with a landlord. You can contact ACTO by email through their website.
Rescued and Restored sells quality gently used furniture, household items and clothing from its 6,000 square foot showroom in Freelton. Rescued & Restored is run by Eagles Nest Waterdown and supports local programs to equip families for a healthier future through coaching, counselling and education.
Another affordable option for accommodation is home sharing. A householder will offer space to individuals and families in exchange for household maintenance or rent to supplement their income.
HomeShare Alliance, is a local organization and acts as a liaison between householders with space to share and potential housemates. They can assist in finding a suitable householder/housemate match and clarify terms of the sharing agreement.
You can contact HomeShare Alliance through their website: homesharealliance.com
Flamborough is home to a few urban and rural residences and communities for seniors
Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) is a good resource if you are exploring a move to retirement living. They can assist you to learn more about factors to consider when making this decision. They also have an online directory of retirement homes in various areas.
You can reach ORCA at:
2401 Bristol Circle, Suite 202, Oakville, ON L6H5S9
Toll free: 1-888-263-5556 or 905-403-0500
Email via the website
Assisted Living and Long-term Care
If you are planning for, or in need of help with daily functions, there are a few places in Flamborough and surrounding areas where you can find housing and the help you need.
The Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) for our region (Hamilton Niagara Haldimand and Brant HNHB) can assess your needs, help determine the most suitable options, and assist you to apply for one or more homes in the area. There are often waiting lists and processes for emergency placement if someone is in crisis. The LHIN can help bridge the waiting period with access to supports in the home.
You can reach out to the LHIN for information without a doctor’s referral. The LHIN also maintains HNHB HealthLine, a directory of home health care services.
You can reach the local LHIN office at:
211 Pritchard Road, Unit 1
Hamilton ON L8J 0G5
Toll Free: 1-800-810-0000
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