Lily’s Place Emergency Shelter for Families

Lily's PlaceLily’s Place has 19 beds specifically for families  in the 7-bedroom house located at 333 Kingscourt Avenue.

The house features a Children’s Play Room dedicated to providing learning and recreational activities for the children who are staying at the shelter.  Partnerships with local agencies for children will enhance the services offered by Lily’s Place staff.

Programming will be offered to those who are staying at Lily’s Place to enhance awareness of resources in the community.  Our Hostel Support Workers provide on-going support and information to assist with continued connections with related agencies. In addition, our  Hostel Support Workers provide intensive support to enable clients to obtain permanent housing.

Programming & Life Skills for Adults and Children

  • Parenting support
  • Education programs
  • Supportive counselling
  • Relationship & Social Skills
  • Money management
  • Tenant – Landlord Relations
  • Household management
  • Personal life management
  • Housing/apartment Searches
  • Cooking/ Nutrition
  • Community Outreach

We believe that by tailoring our programming to the needs of the individuals, they will re-establish themselves as independent participants in our community

Home Base Housing chose the name Lily’s Place in honour of Lily Inglis, one of Kingston’s most distinguished architects and a tireless advocate for more affordable housing in our community and her consistent support of its organization.

Staff picture from Lily's Place

For more information,  please contact:


Angela Watson
Supervisor, Lily’s Place
333 Kingscourt Avenue, Kingston, Ontario K7K 4R4
613-767-6180

awatson@kingstonhomebase.ca

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