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Flamborough has many recreational and cultural programs for children and youth. Many agencies support Flamborough young people with added social service and employment programs.
Review the support services below or call us for more connections: 905-689-7880
A free, confidential, and anonymous support program for families and friends of people whose lives have been affected by alcohol. Al-Anon is a nondenominational and nonpolitical community resource to provide support through regular meetings.
Alternatives for Youth (AY) provides substance use and mental health care for children and youth ages 12-15 years, and those about care about them. The AY program focuses on: the prevention of substance abuse, the reduction or elimination of problem substance abuse, and the provision of strategies to reduce the number and severity of relapses. Support for family and friends is also available so that they can understand and encourage the client’s efforts at learning to make positive lifestyle changes, and choices.
Mental health crisis program that responds to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis but do not need hospitalization; supports individuals 16 and up. Crisis Line (905) 529-7878
Canadian Tire JumpStart is a community-based charitable program that helps kids in financial need aged 4 – 18 participate in organized sports and recreation such as hockey, dance, soccer and swimming so they can develop important life skills, self esteem and confidence.
The CCAS mandate is to protect children (age 18 and under) from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect. Call (905) 525-2012 (intake number)
Various counselling, including walk-in and support programs available to the Hamilton community. (905) 527-3823
The CAS mandate is to protect children (age 18 and under) from physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect. Call (905) 522-1121 (intake number)
Mental health crisis outreach and support for all ages.
Crisis Line (905) 972-8338
Providing support to children and youth from birth to their 18th birthday and their families who are presenting with social, emotional, behavioural, psychiatric and/or developmental concerns. Programs include:
- Children and Youth Services
- Developmental Services Ontario Hamilton Niagara Region (DSO HNR)
- Passport Funding Program, Hamilton-Niagara
Provide mental wellness services that are culturally safe for all members of the urban community who self-identify as having Aboriginal ancestry. (905) 544-4320
Counsellors work with youth to guide them through difficult emotions and experiences. Services are free or at minimal cost. Contact email@example.com
A community led initiative to support positive youth experiences through building developmental assets. Assets are 40 values, positive experiences and qualities that help young people make positive choices. HYN’s vision is that youth are asset-rich, make healthy decisions, are involved, and are supported, loved and cared for by the whole community.
John Hoard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area offer many support programs for youth including programs to support youth living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, youth with interpersonal problems as a result of aggressive behavior, youth who need help with cognitive skills and many more.
Kids Help Phone
24/7 counselling and information service for young people.
Crisis Line 1-800-668-6868
Free service provided for youth by youth. 647-694-4275
An emergency shelter for homeless or street- involved youth age 16-21. Call 905-308-8090
Crisis Line (905) 525-4162
Run by the City of Hamilton Public Health Services, the Waterdown Sexual Health Clinic, provides a range of confidential services to all ages such as:
- sexual health, safer sex practices, abstinence, and birth control information
- low-cost birth control based on medical eligibility
- free STI testing and treatment
- free emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)
For more information call : 905 528 5894
Mental health and addiction programs and support available to individuals aged 17-25. Clients can self-refer. (905) 522-1155 x 31725 or email YWCintake@stjoes.ca
For youth age 13-19 at risk of homelessness or with a history of housing instability. Call 905-308-8090
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