City of Hamilton Resources for Seniors and Older Adults
This City of Hamilton webpage has a comprehensive list of resources of seniors for recreation, transportation, getting information, housing, safety, government resources, community supports, travel tips, volunteering and events.
Hamilton Council on Aging (HC0A)
A wealth of links to local resources including: legal advocacy, senior abuse prevention, guide to benefits, adult day-care programs and finding a doctor. PHONE: 905-777-3837 ext. 12238
Information Hamilton (Red Book)
This service offers both an online searchable resource called RedBook, and, if you need assistance, there are volunteers to assist you by phone, in finding what you are searching for and also how to get what you need by searching the Red Book, yourself.
The Red Book is an online directory of services serving people who live, work, learn, and play in Hamilton. It is a set of electronic and print resources with over 4,000 programs and services listed, including: community services, consumer protection, disability services, employment, environment, faith groups, financial need, health, housing, immigration, landlord tenant issues, legal, recreation, and services for older adults.
Knowledgeable volunteers are available to assist: PHONE: 905-528-8127.
Hamilton Public Library
Call-in and Ask
The Hamilton Public Library offers information and referral services by phone, in-person and online. Their friendly staff is happy to answer general information questions as well as look up phone numbers, addresses and connect you to any information that you need.
Main Switchboard at Central Library: 905-546-3200
The library loans books, DVD’s, audiobooks, magazines, music and more for free.
Libraries also offer free programs on a variety of topics including: computers, health, mental health, literature, art and music.
There’s something interesting happening at your local branch. Go to the HPL Home Page and browse.
Visiting Library Service
We also provide a Visiting Library Service, which delivers books, movies, music, audiobooks and other library materials to your door if you are unable to visit the library on your own.
For more information visit the Hamilton Public Library website hpl.ca
Age Friendly Hamilton – 2017 Resource Guide
Includes community resources for older adults in the Hamilton area.
A guide to programs and services for seniors
Find information on resources available for seniors in Ontario, including tax credits, health, caregiving, housing, driving and transportation and staying safe.