Family Services

We offer several different types of support on-site at our organization and will help you find the assistance you need.

Community Counsellors are available by appointment, Monday – Thursday in the Food Bank. They will help you access services at Neighbour to Neighbour Centre and also refer you to needed services in the community.

Call 905-574-1334 x300 to book an appointment.
There are no fees for counselling services.

Our Community Counsellors speak in 8 different languages:
English, French, Japanese, Arabic, Assyrian, Kurdish, Italian and Cantonese.

See the Services Calendar below for a schedule and details on available programs and services. 

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FOOD BANK

Hours

Mondays        9:30am – 3:00pm
Tuesdays        9:30am – 3:00pm
Wednesdays  9:30am – 3:00pm
Thursdays      12:30pm – 3:00pm and 3:45pm – 7:00pm
Fridays           Open Select Hours
The Food Bank is closed to restock from 12:00pm – 12:45pm Monday to Wednesday and from 3:15pm – 3:45pm on Thursday.

Contact N2N Food Bank Reception to book an appointment

905-574-1334 Ext. 300

Home Delivery

Home delivery is offered for those unable to visit the food bank due to medical reasons. A medical referral is required for home delivery and appointments are booked based on availability.

For intake into the Home Delivery Program, contact Lindon at

905-574-1334 Ext. 221

Trans and Non-Binary Food Bank

Food bank and support services for Trans and Non-Binary people and their families.

Hours

Last Friday of each month from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. No appointment is needed.

For more information, contact Autumn Getty at Compass Community Health

905-523-6611 Ext. 2022 or agetty@compass.org

Neighbour 2 Neighbour Programs and Services

Counselling Services

Supportive counselling, service navigation, and advocacy is available to anyone experiencing difficulties.*

*This is not therapeutic counselling

To book an appointment, contact Laura:
905-574-1334 Ext. 208 or lryan@n2ncentre.com

Settlement Services

Our Settlement Councillors are available Monday- Friday to meet with newcomers and others who require assistance with any settlement issues.

To book an appointment, contact Narmin:
905-574-1334 Ext. 210 or nmzouri@n2ncentre.com

Money Matters: Financial Education

One-to-one sessions with a Financial Counsellor who can assist with budgeting, dealing with debt, etc.

To book an appointment, contact Narmin:
905-574-1334 Ext. 207 or utilities@n2ncentre.com

Employment Supports

Drop-in service available onsite monthly, or anytime by appointment. Help is available with interviewing skills, job search and everything related to finding work.

To book an appointment, contact Laura:
905-574-1334 Ext. 208 or lryan@n2ncentre.com

OESP and Leap Applications

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP): Apply for a monthly credit ($35-$113) on your electricity bills.

Low Income Energy Assistance (LEAP): Apply for a grant to pay past-due bills. Program funding limited. 

To book an appointment or learn more, contact:
905-574-1334 Ext. 207 or utilities@n2ncentre.com

Dental Health Bus

Free, mobile emergency dental services for low-income residents of Hamilton. Services include x-rays, antibiotics, extractions and fillings.

Every Wednesday a dentist is on-site from 8:30am – 4:00pm. No Appointments. First come, first served.

For more information, contact City of Hamilton:
905-546-2424 Ext. 3789 or visit www.hamilton.ca

One Sight

N2N can provide referrals to LensCrafters for free glasses (frames and lenses).

Customers need to have a current prescription (less than 365 days since completed by an optometrist).

Persons with private eyeglass insurance coverage and persons with OW or ODSP eyeglass coverage are not eligible. Open only to residents of Hamilton.

To book an appointment, contact Laura:
905-574-1334 Ext. 208 or lryan@n2ncentre.com

New Baby Layette Kits

N2N will provide a free Layette Gift Bag, with baby clothing, a blanket and toiletries to new and expecting parents. Gift bags are provided in late pregnancy, or up to 3 months in age. One gift bag is provided per child.

To request a layette kit, talk to an N2N staff member during your Food Bank visit

Hamilton Community Legal Clinic

Free legal advice from a lawyer. Available alternating Thursdays from 4:00pm – 6:00pm

For more information:
Visit www.hamiltonjustice.ca/en/contact or call 905-527-4572

Xperience Annex

Supporting youth 18 to 29 years of age who have a view towards employment. If you imagine yourself working someday but have barriers getting there, Xperience Annex help you find your path to employment.

For more information, contact Laura:
905-574-1334 or lryan@n2ncentre.com

Housing Supports for Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

A support worker from Interval House is available to N2N participants, providing women facing intimate partner violence issues with counselling, housing support and advocacy. Available Tuesdays from 10:00am – 12:00pm. 

To book an appointment, contact:
housingwc@intervalhousehamilton.org or call 905-522-0127 Ext. 209

EarlyOn Caregiver and Child Drop-In

Drop-in play time and snacks for children 0-6 years and their caregiver(s). Supports and parenting resources for caregivers.

Drop-In Open:
Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
28 Athens Street (2nd Floor)

Registration Information & Contacts

Food Bank Reception

Call to book or reschedule an appointment.

905-574-1334 Ext. 300

Family Services

Laura Ryan

905-574-1334 Ext. 208
lryan@n2ncentre.com

Settlement Services

Narmin Mzouri

905-574-1334 Ext. 210
nmzouri@n2ncentre.com

Electricity Program

OESP and LEAP

905-574-1334 Ext. 207
utilities@n2ncentre.com

Emergency Food Services

Lindon Barrett

905-574-1334 Ext. 221

Volunteer Information

Marija Kupina

905-574-1334 Ext. 203
volunteers@n2ncentre.com

N2N Community Food Centre Monthly Program Calendar

Learn more about the N2N Community Food Centre’s monthly calendar below.

N2N Community Food Centre is located at 310 Limeridge Road West, Unit 10 in Hamilton, ON.

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