Dundas Relocation Guide


Founded in 1847, Dundas is a quaint town with a mix of old-world charm and modern conveniences. Dundas features an array of hiking trails, waterfalls, parks and Conservation areas. With a population of about twenty thousand people, Dundas was amalgamated into the City of Hamilton in 2001.

Location:


Known as the Valley Town, Dundas is nestled in the west end of Hamilton, inside the bend of the Niagara escarpment. Dundas is roughly a one-hour drive west of Toronto.

Dundas Schools


Find out which schools your kids are zoned for in The Hamilton Wentworth District School Board: http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/parents/find/

Additional Information


Shopping:

The community’s main shopping district is along King Street, and is served by University Plaza to the south, and the Westdale shopping district just to its east.

A local Farmers Market runs June through October, every Thursday from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the parking lot behind the library, 11 Miller’s Lane.

Recreation:
There are ample opportunities for cycling and hiking here, with the Rail Trail, Bruce Trail (http://brucetrail.org/) and Dundas Valley Conservation Area (http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/dundas-valley). Residents also enjoy a thriving art scene, recreational and rep sports leagues, and plenty of parks and green space.

Try Checking Out:

Public Transit: www.busweb.hamilton.ca:8008/hiwire?.a=iNextBus&.s=ee1fb

Garbage & Recycling: www.hamilton.ca/CityServices/Garbage-and-Recycling/ 

Find a Family Doctor: www.health.gov.on.ca/en/ms/healthcareconnect/public/

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

Hospitals:
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, www.cancer.ca
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

For events happening in Dundas, check out our Local Event Listings.

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