Relocating to West Hamilton, ON

This is the portion of Hamilton between downtown and Cootes Paradise. The Hamilton West area encompasses the neighbourhoods of Durand, Kirkendall, Strathcona east of the 403 and Ainslie Wood West of the 403 around the McMaster University campus and Westdale.

Hamilton, Ontario

Additional Information

Shopping & Recreation:

Westdale Village is a vibrant, historic neighbourhood and shopping district in Hamilton with an original 1940s movie theatre, shops, cafés and restaurants. The Village spans King Street West from Cline Street North to Sterling Street, and extends to parts of Newton and Paisley Avenues. Established in the 1920s, the area is a highly walkable community, bordering the nature trails of Cootes Paradise.

There are also several Synagogues in the area and the Jewish Community Centre is located nearby in Ancaster at 1030 Lower Lions Club Road.

More trendy shops and cafes can be found on the lovely Locke Street South:

Public Transit:

Garbage & Recycling:

Find a Family Doctor:

Community Walk-In Clinics:

Help Lines and Emergency Numbers:

AA 24 Hour Help Line, 905-522-8392
Alcoholics Anonymous, 905-522-8399
Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Services, 905-546-3606
Catholic Family Services, 905-527-3823
Catholic Children's Aid, 905-525-2012
Children's Aid Society, 905-522-1121
COAST 24 Hours, 905-972-8338
Drug & Alcohol Registry of Treatment, 1-800-565-8603
Hamilton Police Services Non Emergency Calls, 905-546-4925
Kids Help Phone, 1-800-668-6868
Ontario Poison Info Centre, 1-800-267-1373
Ontario Provincial Police, 1-888-310-1122
Suicide Prevention Crisis Line, 905-522-1477


McMaster University Medical Centre, 905-521-2100
Chedoke Hospital, 905-521-2100
Children's Hospital, 905-521-2100
Hamilton General Hospital, 905-521-2100
Juravinski Hospital, 905-521-2100
Juravinski Cancer Centre, 905-387-9495
Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, 905-632-3730
St. Joseph's Hospital, 905-522-4941
St. Joseph's Centre for Mountain Health Services, 905-388-2511
St. Peter's Hospital, 905-777-3837

Additional Resources:

Breast Cancer Support Services, 905-634-2333
Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 905-528-8555
Canadian Cancer Society 1-888-939-333,
Canadian Mental Health Services, 905-639-4270
Canadian Red Cross, Hamilton, 905-522-8485
Canadian Red Cross, Halton, 905-637-5664
Community Care Access Centre, Hamilton, 905-523-8600
Community Care Access Centre, Halton, 905-639-5228
DARTS, 905-529-1212
Distress Centre Hamilton, 905-525-8611
Flamborough Womens Centre, 289-895-8580
GO Transit, 1-888-438-6646
Hamilton Academy of Dentistry, 905-527-8294
Hamilton Academy of Medicine (locate a doctor), 905-528-1611
Lung Association of Hamilton, 1-888-566-5864
Ministry of Health Info-Line, 1-800-268-1154

Hamilton, Ontario street view

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