Kingston Youth Shelter234 Brock St. (map)613-544-3200 ext. 2246
Open 24 hours a day-7 days a week. Emergency overnight shelter for youths up to 24 years of age. Food laundry, phone & referrals.
Kingston Interval House613-546-1777 | 1-800-267-9445
Open 24 hours a day, offers a safe shelter for women 16 yrs and over and their children. Abuse includes threats, emotional abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse, and physical assault. If there is room, women in housing crisis can stay.
Partners in Mission Food Bank140 Hickson Ave. (map)613-544-4534
Can supply groceries once a month to people who need food. First-time users: please call and book a morning appointment with an intake worker. There is often a waiting list, so call before your food is gone. The pick-up is between 3-4pm, Monday to Friday. You must bring one piece of photo ID.
St. Joseph Regional House Food Bank16 Manitou Crescent E., Amherstview (map)613-389-0275
Serves the Southern part of Lennox-Addington from Amherstview to Bath (not Napanee). Pick up, by an appointment, on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday afternoons from 2 PM – 3 PM.
Martha’s Table629 Princess St. (map)613-546-0320
Lunch is served Monday through Friday in the drop-in centre (upstairs) at Noon and it is free. Dinner is served Monday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Guests may enter the dining room at 3:00 p.m. Restaurant- style facility where one can enjoy a hot meal for $1, children under 10 accompanied by an adult eat free. The Friendship Room, the drop-in centre is open on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from December to March. Guests enjoy snacks, popcorn, movies and games.
The Good Food Box263 Weller Ave. (map)613-530-2239
Buy fresh fruit and vegetables at wholesale prices. Depending on the host site you purchase from, money is collected up until the 2nd Thursday of each month. Boxes are available for pickup on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Available year-round!
St. Vincent de Paul Society84/85A Stephen St. (map)613-546-3333
Provides food in emergency situations once a month. Free used clothing and household items and assistance with utilities. Hot lunch. Open Sept-June 9am-1pm (Mon-Fri); July/August 9am-Noon, Tues ONLY.
Salvation Army Family Services342 Patrick St. (map)613-548-4411
Offers emergency groceries to families in need. By appointment. Income and expense statements are required for emergency assistance
Lunch by George129 Wellington St. (map)613-548-4617
Five days a week. 50 weeks a year. Opens at 9:00 AM with coffee and snacks, serving soup at 10:00 AM and a hot nutritious lunch at 11:00 AM.
St. Paul’s Kingston137 Queen St. (at Montreal) (map)
The Parish Hall is open from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Students from Queen’s host The Good Times Diner, offering fellowship and a hot meal to all who come.
Food Security – Voucher Program82 Sydenham St. (map)613-542-9616
Each Tuesday morning, except in July and August, a team of empathetic listeners meets with people living in poverty. They hear their stories, offer them coffee, and dispense food vouchers. Participating grocery stores accept the vouchers as cash, and then send the tapes to us for reimbursement. The value of the vouchers varies according to need, but ranges from $25 to $40.
Kid’s Help Phone1-800-668-6868
Canada-wide crisis and information line for children. Services in English and French
Parent Support Line613-565-2467 ext. 2
Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Parent Support Line is a free and confidential non-medical service, providing support to parents and caregivers concerned about issues related to parenting, child development and child behaviour. We provide emotional support, encouragement and suggestions, and are here to answer your parenting and child development questions.
Sexual Assault Centre613-544-6424 | 1-888-544-6424
Support line and crisis intervention for survivors of sexual abuse and sexual assault. Counselling also available.
Frontenac Community Mental Health Services24hr Crisis Line | 613-544-4229
Offers crisis intervention to individuals to help them become active members of society. If required, a mobile unit may respond.
Landlord & Tenant Board1-888-332-3234
The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) resolves:
The LTB also provides information about its practices and procedures and the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants under the Residential Tenancies Act.
Social Housing Registry613-546-2695 ext. 4769
The Registry manages applications for rent-geared-to-income (RGI) assistance for the 17 housing providers participating in the centralized waiting list.
211 helps people find the right community and social services.