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At West Highland we encourage everyone to get connected with a Community Group. Our hope is that Community Groups will regularly find ways to serve here in Hamilton on mission for Jesus. The list below is to help your group discover places where they can have a big impact locally.


Ways to serve in Hamilton:

International Student Ministries

ISM in Hamilton have a goal to share God's love and truth in Christ with international students. They do this by building relationships with students through practical and social-helps, like dinners, grocery delivery, ESL, fun events, and educational programs. 

City Kidz

CityKidz was founded on a big dream to see a future free of child poverty; a future where all children have equal opportunity to thrive and achieve their full potential. Through faith, hope, and love, they seek to transform lives and end child poverty, one child at a time.

Atwell Centre

If you think you are pregnant, are pregnant or have had an abortion, Atwell Centre is here to walk through that experience with you. Atwell was established because no one should face na unexpected pregnancy by themselves. They believe that women and men should be empowered to make decisions with the best evidence-based information available.

EduDeo Ministries

EduDeo Ministries is a Canadian, Christian mission organization serving children in developing countries with quality education rooted in a biblical worldview. They aim to bring the hope of the Gospel to the world thorugh this work. They accomplish this by partnering with Christian school associations and mission organizations in developing countries to impact students, teachers, and schools.

Micah House

Micah House is a home for ordinary people seeking asylum from danger, terror, and persecution. It is the only refugee house of this kind in Hamilton. When refugee claimants arrive, they are lonely, and unsure about what is required of them. As a non-denominational Christian Ministry, Micah House helps them at this vulnerable point to provide direction in these circumstances.

Mission Services

Mission Services is a charity with a mission to end poverty and create safe places to learn, heal, and grow. They serve anyone in need or crisis by living out a call of faith to act justly, show mercy, and offer hope. They do this by providing professional and caring services through a food bank, an afterschool program, a women's shelter, men's shelter, addiction services, and more.

Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd services include emergency food and clothing, daily hot meals, emergency shelters for all individuals and families, transitional housing and education for homeless and street-involved youth, hospice palliative care, community mental health programs, and supportive housing programs. The work of Good Shepherd is based on a fundamental belief in providing hope and restoring dignity to the most vulnerable members of our community.

L'Arche Hamilton

The community of L'Arche strives to create a city where everyone belongs. Their Inclusion Coffeehouse is a social-enterprise cafe where people with and without developmental disabilities volunteer together to bake, serve coffee, clean dishes, and engage in their neighbourhood. Their hope is that through this coffeehouse they can make known the gift of people with disabilities. They are open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre.

Neighbour to Neighbour

For more than 35 years N2N Centre has been helping improve our neighbourhood and sought to meet the issue of food insecurity head on. What started as a tiny food bank has evolved into an indispensable part of the West Mountain's fabric. N2N works to improve the quality of life in our community by offering access to tutoring programs for children, community kitchen programs, utility subsidy programs, family counselling, emergency food access, and a host of other interventions. 

Alzheimers Society of Ontario

At the Alzheimer Society they believe they can best achieve their mission and goals through the active participation of volunteers from the communities they serve! Their volunteers are vital to supporting health promotion, advocacy, and support services to people with dementia, those at greatest risk of devleoping dementia, and their care partners. Throughout their locations they provide a welcoming and fulfilling environment for volunteers to contribute their time and talents.

Salvation Army

The role of the Salvation Army is to give people basic human comforts, such as a safe place to sleep at night, as well as support services that can help them regain their independence. The Salvation Army Booth Centre is an 82-dorm bed and 21 room emergency shelter for homeless or transient men where men in need receive short and long term transitional accommodation, an enhanced hostelling program with case management, financial mangement (HPI funding) and assessment, and referral counselling for spiritual, practical, and social needs.

Empowerment Squared

Empowerment Squared is building a world where everyone is empowered with the tools and opportunities to thrive and contribute to society. They do this by empowering newcomer, racialized, and marginalized communities in Canada and across the world to succeed through mentorship, access to post-secondary education, professional skills development and entrepreneurship, and sports and recreation.

Hamilton Dream Center

The Hamilton Dream Center ministers to the people in downtown Hamilton in need. Their goal is to empower families and individuals to succeed with dignity and purpose. They offer a weekly food and clothing bank, annual free tax clinics, winter clothing drives, prom clothing for teens in need, Christmas aid (food and gifts) for working poor families, and much more!

Helping Hands

Through friendship-based support Helping Hands seeks opportunities for every person dealing with social, financial, and spiritual poverty to develop relationships, share in resources and feel welcomed into God's family. 

541 Eatery

This is eatery is located at 541 Barton St. that offers fresh, homemade meals and baked goods. It is run solely by volunteers who are committed to providing food that is affordable, nutritious, and family-friendly. 541 also uses the space and the proceeds from food sales to facilitate educational community initiatives. It is accessible to anyone and it is a safe place where people are intentinally present and approachable.

Adopt a School

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Street Reach Ministry

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Operation Christmas Child

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