The ESCR is a registered Canadian charity whose purpose is to assist refugees, immigrants and migrants to make Hamilton their home.
The ESCR is a Hamilton-based registered charity that provides emergency loans and gifts to at risk immigrants, refugees and other migrants.
A welcoming community where immigrants, refugees and all migrants find security and belonging.
Human Rights and Justice
Transparency and Accountability
Diversity, Inclusion and Equality
Respect, Compassion and Dignity
The ESCR was founded in 1987 as a cooperative response by churches and community groups to meet the unique needs of refugees, immigrants and migrants who make Hamilton their home.
As a registered Canadian charity, the ESCR plays a vital role in facilitating the process of family re-unification and the full participation of New Canadians into our community.
Yuri Varela Jr.
Mary Anne Peters