St. Martin’s Manor, a program of Catholic Family Services, is a Young Parent, Infant & Children’s Centre. The Manor is an accredited mental health agency that offers a wealth of services designed to support young parents and their children. Services include a residence program for prenatal and parenting young women and their children; an on- site school program through a partnership with the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board; a licensed child care; and outreach programs to serve young parents in the community.
One of the outreach programs is the Transitional Worker (TW) position that is funded through CAPC. The TW provides support to young mothers with a primary focus on reducing barriers to them attending school and improving school attendance. This is achieved through advocating for needed supports such as childcare subsidy, financial supports, mental health supports and housing. The TW also provides support to young mothers in completing school applications and assists young mothers in transitioning to new school programs. By completing high school, young parents improve the outcomes for themselves and their children.
Catholic Family Services of Hamilton
St. Martin’s Manor
500 Mohawk Road West
Hamilton, ON L9C 1X4
Telephone: 905-575-7500 ext 310