FAQ’s - Homestead Christian Care

By: Homestead Christian Care  09-12-2011

Who does Homestead support?
We provide assistance to adults in all stages of life - single, married, or with families.

How long can I stay with Homestead?
You are welcome indefinitely. Staff will work with you to develop a personal recovery plan that includes goals for living arrangements.

Do I have to start in the group home or can I move directly to an apartment?
You can move directly into an apartment.  Staff will work with you to determine what works best for you.

Do I need to share a room?
No.  Our rooms are single and lockable, allowing your own private space.

How is Homestead a Christian organization?
We are a charity with Jesus Christ as our model of compassion. We believe that spiritual health promotes physical recovery. We offer links with the Christian community and Bible studies.  However you do not need to be a Christian or attend any religious events to live in our programs.

How is Homestead funded?
We are funded through clients' rent (geared to income), private donations and investments, fee-for-service government support, church donations, and grants.

How can I donate?
We appreciate all gifts, including regular monthly giving, single donations, bequests, seasonal contributions, and donated products and services. Please contact us to donate to Homestead and become a part of this ministry.  We can also accept donations online or by mail.

Other products and services from Homestead Christian Care


Hamilton Program - Homestead Christian Care

Choice of recovery-based social and recreational activities focusing on life skills, personal growth and development. Staffing supports available for help with household maintenance, links with community services and advocacy. Group home with private secure resident rooms. Medication and other supports provided. A sense of belonging within community.


Programs - Homestead Christian Care

Philosophy Programming is person-centred, recognizing the changing needs of the people we serve. Mental illness can leave a person isolated by financial stress, lost friends and broken dreams. Assistance with meal preparation and planning.