Alternatives for Youth


38 James Street South, 2nd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4W6
Phone: (905) 527-4469

Other Locations

  • Cleghorn Early Intervention Program / St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
  • St. Martin’s Manor Young Parent Resource Centre
  • Notre Dame Youth Shelter

Secondary Schools

  • Nora Frances Henderson Secondary
  • Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School
  • Dundas Valley Secondary School (enrolled students only)
  • Waterdown District High School (enrolled students only)
  • Saltfleet Secondary School (enrolled students only)
  • Delta Secondary School (enrolled students only)
  • Ancaster High School (enrolled students only)
  • Wilma’s Place (enrolled students only)

Access to mental health care is also available through a partnership with the Youth Wellness Centre, which is located in the same space as Alternatives for Youth


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Our Funders

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network  United Way of Halton and Hamilton  Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services  The City of Hamilton
Our Partners

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board  Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board Catholic family Services of Hamilton  St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton  Street Youth Planning Collaborative

Main Office
38 James Street South, 2nd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4W6
Phone: 905-527-4469
Fax: 905-527-8291

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Pour des services en français, contactez
le Centre de santé Communautaire Hamilton/Niagara au (905) 528-0163 ou
le Ligne d’aide sur la drogue at l’alcool
au 1-800-565-8603.

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