Prevent the spread of COVID-19. All our-essential services and programs are running on-site and virtual.

An inner city health centre

For more than 25 years, The Core has been addressing health inequities such as poverty, racism, discrimination, unemployment & homelessness, faced by community members, neighbours, friends and families in Hamilton’s city core. 


Our services

The Core provides primary healthcare, community health & harm reduction services as well as mental health & addictions counselling, meal programs and more. 

Our programs

Programs support clients to prevent disease and to manage chronic illness through a holistic approach to care.

Partnerships & Collaborations

Collaboration with community partners is essential to address health inequities by supporting access to high-quality care.