Harvest Festival 2018

 Saturday, October 13th, 11 am - 2 pm 

9th Annual Queenston Harvest Festival

We are pleased to present our 9th annual Harvest Festival on October 13, 2018 from 11 am - 2 pm. This event is to celebrate the Queenston Neighbourhood, the artists and businesses of Start Me Up Niagara's Work Action Centre and Art Me Up.

The locations this year are St. Barnabus Anglican Church, along Calvin Street and at the Start Me Up Work Action Centre at 203 Church Street.

There will be lots of activities during the day including food, music, mural painting, art, kids' activities, vendors and crafts, info tables, a bicycle clinic, friends and more!        

To register as a vendor, fill out our Vendor Registration Form.
For more information, visit our Harvest Festival Facebook Event page. 

Street News Latest Edition

Street News, our community newspaper, conveys Voices from the Streets—a paper by and for those living close to the streets. Each exciting issue is packed full with News, Information, Stories, Poetry, Photography and Art. The latest edition of Street News, is now available online. Read it today.

WAC Open House

Join us for the Grand Opening of our new Work Action Centre at 203 Church Street on Friday, October 27th from 2 to 4 p.m. Come see our new location, enhanced skill development facilities, business supports & artistic client retail space. Light Refreshments provided.

Home at Last, Home to Stay

​Hear the voices of what housing actually means from five formerly homeless individuals … Housing First works! 

New Hours!

Start Me Up Niagara has new hours of operation. The upstairs drop-in centre will be closed every Wednesday afternoon at 2pm, while the office downstairs will continue as usual. On the 1st Wednesday of every month both up and downstairs will be closed at 2pm.

Outreach Centre

About SMUN

Open 365 days a year, our vibrant Outreach Centre offers daily drop-in offers hot coffee & refreshments, recreational activities, computer & WiFi access. Hot lunches are served on weekends and holidays.

Work Action Centre

About SMUN  Work Action Centre

Our Work Action Centre offers employment and business supports including enhanced skill development assistance, computer learning lab and artistic retail space.