People at Welcome Inn

Judy Kras Judy Kras,
New Horizons Thrift Store

Judy Kras has lived in the  North End her whole life and visits New Horizons Thrift Store several times a week. Judy says that “if you are on a budget, it’s not a problem. You can find all types of brands on the racks, in perfect condition if you actually take the time to look. And you buy all of this stuff for next to nothing!”  Judy enjoys interacting with New Horizons volunteers and running into people that she doesn’t see often.  She also loves finding her own “treasures.” Judy visits the Store often so she won’t miss out on something special.




Welcome Inn Community Centre of Hamilton is a special place in the heart of Hamilton's North End. Here people are welcomed, celebrated and empowered to give as well as receive. Since 1966, the poverty of loneliness and exclusion has been overcome with friendship and compassion. At Welcome Inn, we practice community as a two-way street; join in learning and contributing to build inclusive and resilient community!

We're hiring 4 summer students!  Please see links below for individual postings. note - applicants must be full-time students, aged15-30 and returning to full time studies.

Children's Program Worker

Community Program Worker

Social Enterprise Assistant Thrift Store Manager


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 Hundreds of individuals, churches, volunteers, service clubs, community agencies, staff and neighbours make it possible to connect people and build resilient community.



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Hundreds of people participate in programs or receive services from Welcome Inn each year. It is through these activities that strong and supportive relationships develop and grow.

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