One Roof is a community centre where youth serving agencies provide wraparound services for youth under one roof.
One Roof is a community youth hub where youth-serving agencies provide wraparound services for vulnerable and homeless youth
We provide an integration of services for young people in an open and inclusive single site location to ensure quick access to appropriate supports.
We welcome community youth to drop in to our hub at 620 Princess St Kingston, ON K7L 1E3 (map)
Day of the week: Monday to Friday
Hours: 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Description of Support:
Youth can drop in and meet with One Roof staff so that we can work together to determine how you can best be supported. Youth can be connected to community experts for support on issues relating to mental health and addictions, housing, education, employment, and more. Between 9am and 1pm daily we host safe, supportive space where youth can access WiFi, computers, showers, and laundry machines. Donated goods of food, clothing, and hygiene supplies are also available.
Day of the week: Mondays & Wednesdays
Hours: Scheduled with Resolve through One Roof Staff
Sometimes youth just need someone to talk to. Counsellors offer guidance for youth dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being. One Roof on-site counselling is provided by our expert community partners who provide specialty support in many different areas including general mental health and well-being, sexual violence, addictions. Call ahead to book your appointment.
Day of the week: Tuesdays
Description of Support:Creating a safe space for young female leaders to connect on such topics as: self-esteem, body positivity, peer pressure, dating, healthy relationships, & consent.
Day of the week: Monday to Friday
Home Base Housing’s Prevention Diversion Youth Case Managers are the first point of contact for youth who may find themselves homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and are unsure of what options may be available to them. Drop in at One Roof to talk to staff about your housing support needs. Youth can also call 613-542-6672 to talk to housing support staff.
Day of the week: Thursdays
One Roof hosts a Housing 101 workshop to provide youth with information about the housing process. All are welcome to attend this workshop to learn about everything from how to search for housing, what questions to ask a landlord, how to set up rent payments, and tenant rights. This is a great opportunity for youth to get their housing questions answered.
Day of the week: Wednesdays
FUSE is a group for queer, transgender, genderqueer, agender, genderfluid, pangender, intergender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender variant, two spirit, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, gay, pansexual, intersex, and questioning youth from 12-24 . Attending youth talk about important issues, develop life skills, learn from community members, watch movies, make art, have fun and meet new people.
The Kingston New Mentality is a group of youth aged 13-24 who are looking to make a change in the world of children and youth mental health. With the support of adult allies, youth travel around the Kingston area presenting their stories of personal experiences with mental illness to teachers, students, parents, and other mental health agencies to raise awareness about mental illness. In addition to sharing their stories, the group often plays games with their audiences to break the ice and facilitate conversation. The youth hope to stop the stigma around mental health and help others find their voice.
Description of Support:Youth are invited to participate in cultural activities such as: traditional cooking, harvesting, drumming, songs, storytelling, teachings, art, & more.
To learn more about how you can help end youth homelessness in Kingston, please click the link below to learn more about the Build484 Campaign
MISSION: To provide responsive, high-quality, community-based addiction and mental health services that empower the people it serves to be well and achieve their full potential.
MISSION: To enhance the quality of life for present and future generations by providing progressive, professional services and leadership that reflects the needs of all those who work, live, visit, or play in the City of Kingston.
MISSION: That people with an intellectual disability have every opportunity to participate fully in our community with dignity and independence.
MISSION: The Enyonkwa’nikonhriyo:hake Program will build safety, encourage and promote wellness through practicing: Peace, inclusiveness, and respect inspired by our cultural beliefs, values and teachings.
MISSION: Strengthening families, protecting children and youth and promoting their well-being.
MISSION: To enhance the development and well-being of this community, and to making the Queen’s experience a welcoming, positive one for all Indigenous students.
MISSION: Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
MISSION: HIV/AIDS Regional Services provides comprehensive services including education, prevention and support for people living with, at risk of, or affected by HIV/AIDS, STBBI’s in addition to advocating for broader social change to reduce stigma and discrimination.
MISSION: Katarokwi Learning Centre offers a range of qualityeducational programs in a safe and caring environment. In our alternative setting, we embrace diversity and self-respect, respect for others, and the world around us.
MISSION: To Care. To Respond. To Build Community.
MISSION: Building community through innovative employment services.
MISSION: We care for our patients, families and each other through everyday actions, significant moments and exciting breakthroughs.
MISSION: Kingston Interval House is committed to supporting women, children and youth experiencing violence and working collaboratively with the community to eliminate all forms of violence and oppression.
MISSION: We provide a supportive, stable environment, and the tools and life skills to help youth emerge from their immediate or ongoing housing crisis.
MISSION: The Maltby Centre makes positive change possible in the lives of children, youth and families, in our community and across Ontario. We advance thinking and action in Mental Health and Autism through collaborative leadership and by offering services that give each child, youth and family the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.
MISSION: Trusting in Providence and strengthened by the spirit and tradition of our Founders, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, we enhance the quality of life by meeting the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each person. We work with our partners to innovate and excel in education and research. We treat each person with respect, dignity and compassion.
MISSION: Resolve Counselling Services Canada provides quality counselling services to significantly improve the social, emotional and economic well-being of individuals and families every Monday and Wednesday.
MISSION: To help people prepare for, find and keep employment. We achieve this by providing a wide range of employment services for job seekers and employers, and by building strong networks with our community partners.
MISSION: At the heart of our work is a deep partnership with our community and all its members. Together, we work to:Support individuals and their loved ones to heal from sexual violence
Educate individuals and organizations on the impact of sexual violence
Organize and advocate for systemic and social change required to end sexual violence
MISSION: St. Lawrence Youth Association provides individualized restorative programming for youth at risk, aims to reduce youth crime and helps build strong individuals and communities.
MISSION: Y2K aims to make Kingston a more youth-friendly and inclusive city.
MISSION: Youth Diversion helps youth overcome challenges by:Providing individualized services to divert youth from risk;Providing both intervention and prevention services; and,Working collaboratively and in partnership with youth, their families, other agencies and our community.
MISSION: To provide a spectrum of services which facilitate an individual’s transition to independence. Our goal is to help young people obtain and maintain affordable housing, good mental health and employment.
Intensive Community Crime Prevention (ICCP) is aimed at reducing youth crime in the City of Kingston. ICCP will engage youth with the highest needs – particularly those individuals who are unwilling or unable to access other community treatment programs. ICCP will connect high-risk youth with appropriate supports and services based on their individual needs. Eligible participants will have access to:
CBT and DBT modes of therapy
Crime Prevention Case Managers
Indigenous Case Managers
Resources and referrals
Eligible participants of ICCP will be transitional aged youth (ages 16-24) who are identified as having multiple criminogenic risk factors such as:
Prior and current offenses
Antisocial personality or behaviours (physically aggressive, poor frustration tolerance, hyperactivity)
Negative peer influences
Low achievement in school or work
Lack of leisure or recreational activities
Programming and supports provided through ICCP will be specific to reducing criminogenic risk factors. In addition, with the guidance from an Elder and Indigenous Case Managers, ICCP will provide culturally relevant programming and supports that all youth can benefit from.
To make a referral, please email ICCP
Home Base Housing acknowledges the support of the United Way serving Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington gives to One Roof. UW’s generous donation of $350,000 towards our $1.3 million renovations of One Roof’s new location is gratefully appreciated. For more information about the ways United Way helps our community, visit their website at www.unitedwaykfla.ca.