Neighbour2Neighbour Annual Report 2019

Family Services Department

Community Counselling

Community Counsellors are trained volunteers who are available for support and assistance during Food Bank open hours. There are currently 10 active volunteers, speaking 5 languages. This year, Counsellors had 2940 contacts with people seeking assistance and referrals. 825 of these were new households, who had never been to N2N before. Nearly 4,000 referrals to services were made.

Nearly 4,000 referrals to services were made.

The Counsellor Helped Me To:

"Once I’m settled, I’d like to come and volunteer here. N2N has been a gift beyond words to me so I would love to give back just a drop in the ocean that has been given to me."

Christmas Program

1450 Households


2018 Toy Store Numbers

Toy Store2753143432461178
Home Delivery11147
2018 Totals2763153442501185

Thanks to our Partners!

  • Neighbour to Neighbour Centre continues to host the City of Hamilton Dental Health bus, mobile dental clinic, all day every Wednesday.
  • Local dentist, Dr. Laslo Szoke, continues to work with N2N, offering free dental hygiene appointments for N2N clients. Dr. Szoke retired in the fall, and we are so grateful for all of the assistance that he offered to persons requiring dental treatments. Congratulations Dr. Szoke!
  • Interval House is on-site weekly to meet with women needing support.
  • Employment Ontario counsellors are on-site weekly to meet with anyone looking for work. Thanks to Goodwill, Mohawk and VPI!
  • Church of the Resurrection offers Women’s Space programming every Thursday morning at 435 Mohawk Road West.

New Partnerships in 2019

  • Help My Hearing no cost onsite hearing tests and assistance to get free hearing devices.
  • Hamilton Community Legal Clinic , legal outreach services covering needs that include: tenant rights, immigration and refugee issues, OW/ODSP appeals
  • Xperience Annex assisting vulnerable youth aged 18-29 with complex barriers, find a path towards education and/or employment.

Special Thanks to Our Media Partners

Hamilton Community News
Cable 14
The Hamilton Spectator

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