Other Essential Services

Here are more essential services

Port Cares’ social services hub is home to a number of partner organizations right here on the site. We bring together essential services under one roof to help you through tough times.

Please note the hours below are before COVID hours. At this time there are no partner organizations at 92 Charlotte. We will be sure to update the website as our partners re-enter the facility.

Our location at 92 Charlotte St. is open 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. Mon-Fri to help you but a mask is required upon entry.

Service Canada

Service Canada representatives can help you with Employment Insurance, Canada Pension and other government programs and benefits.
Hours
1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Sun Closed
MonClosed
Tue10a.m. - 3p.m.
WedClosed
ThuClosed
FriClosed
SatClosed

MP and MPP Constituency Offices

Vance Badawey, M.P.
905-834-3629 ext. 266
Hours
Sun Closed
Mon10a.m.-4p.m.
TueClosed
WedClosed
ThuClosed
FriClosed
SatClosed
Jeff Burch, MPP
Hours
Sun Closed
MonClosed
TueClosed
Wed10a.m.-4p.m.
ThuClosed
FriClosed
SatClosed

Health Bus

Health Services are available by appointment with the Outreach Nurse at the Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre at 61 Nickel Street and at other locations in the Niagara area.
905-688-8248 ext. 7512
Hours
By appointment only.

Niagara Community Legal Clinic

If you need assistance with a civil legal matter, Niagara Community Legal Clinic operates on-site and can support you.
Hours
By appointment only.

Pathstone Mental Health

Pathstone is Niagara’s primary provider of treatment for children until the age of 18. A representative from Pathstone is available by appointment to assist you at Port Cares on Mondays.
1-800-563-0122
Hours
Mondays by appointment.

SAEO – Region of Niagara –Ontario Works

Ontario Works provides income and employment programs and can help you financially while preparing you for the world of work. They can help you if you:
  • Are in financial difficulty
  • Are a parent unable to work because you have no one to care for your children
  • Have a job but don’t earn enough to support yourself and your family
  • Have fled your homeland fearing for your safety
Hours
Sun Closed
Mon8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
Tue8:30a.m.-4:30p.m..
Wed8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
Thu8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
Fri8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
SatClosed

Women’s Place of South Niagara

Women’s Place’s satellite office in Port Colborne provides counselling, safety planning, transitional housing and shelter access as part of its mission to stop abuse and violence against women and children.

If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse or violence and requires services please call the confidential 24-hour support lines: Welland, Port Colborne, Wainfleet, Pelham and surrounding areas: 905-788-0113.
Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and surrounding areas: 905-356-5800.
Hours
Sun Closed
MonClosed
TueClosed
WedClosed
Thu8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
FriClosed
SatClosed

Dental Mobile Unit

Dental Services are offered at Port Cares through the Niagara Region’s mobile unit. Once a month, the bus will be in the parking lot at Port Cares’ 92 Charlotte St. location.
Hours
One Monday per month, by appointment only.

Canadian Mental Health Association/Real Work

Representatives of CMHA are available by appointment at 92 Charlotte St. three days a week. If you’re struggling with a mental health issue, we can help.
Hours
By appointment only.
Sun Closed
Mon8:30a.m.-4p.m.
TueClosed
Wed8:30a.m.-4p.m.
Thu8:30a.m.-4p.m.
FriClosed
SatClosed

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