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Food & Housing

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Emergency Financial Support Learn About Financial Support

The university has a limited amount of funding available to students who are unexpectedly faced with a short-term financial emergency that impacts their basic needs.

Good Shepherd Visit Good Shepherd Website

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 and supportive housing programs.

Mac Food Collective Centre (FCC) Visit FCC Website

The Food Collective Centre is McMaster’s on-campus food bank and food security resource.

McMaster Community Fridge Learn More About the Fridge

The McMaster Community Fridge is a 24/7 accessible outdoor fridge, freezer, and pantry complex located behind Mills library, facing the parking lot. 

Neighbour to Neighbour (N2N) Visit N2N Website

Neighbour to Neighbour 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.

St. Matthew's House Visit St. Matthew's House Website

Housing focused street outreach workers work with individuals who are experiencing homelessness and face barriers to engaging with services within the community.

The Family Centre Learn More About the Centre

The Family Centre is a housing focused shelter for families experiencing homelessness in the Hamilton area. All of our services and supports are focused on helping families secure housing in a timely manner.

Willow's Place: A Hub for Women Learn More About Willow's Place

Willow’s Place is a low-barrier space for all women, trans-, and non-binary people at 196 Wentworth Street North. This space that offers centralized support is unique and vital to our community, filling a gap in services for marginalized women experiencing homelessness, precarious housing, and social isolation.