Community Organizations

The following is a list of helpful organizations for staff and patients in the Kingston community:


 

CLEO - Community Legal Education Ontario: Provides legal resources including those related to abuse and violence, health and disability, immigration and refugee claims, housing, criminal concerns, etc 


 HARS - HIV Aids Regional Services: Provides comprehensive HIV / AIDS education and support programs, and limited Hepatitis C services to the Kingston, Belleville, Brockville and Sharbot Lake regions.


Home-Based Housing: Provides housing support, emergency shelter, and supportive housing, as well as a resource centre linking to many housing related supports in Kingston.



Independent Living Centre Kingston: Provides a variety of resources and support including but not limited to information about services in the community and help with using it, peer support, assistance for agencies and other organizations, including support with Independent Living, income, savings and tax-related information and support, and volunteering for those with disabilities.

 


ISKA - Immigrant Services for Kingston and Area: Provides settlement services and immigrants and refugees in Kingston, as well as a variety of programs and groups.


K3C - Kingston Community Counselling Centres: Provides many different counselling programs including credit counselling, child and youth counselling, personal counselling, relationship counselling, counselling for survivors of sexual violence, etc   


KCHC - Kingston Community Health Centres: Provides care for individuals and families and responds to neighborhood concerns to improve health and to build healthy communities. Some programs include Better Beginnings and Dental Health (Healthy Smiles).



KFL&A - Kingston Frontenac and Lexingston & Addington Public Health: Provides programs on nutrition and food safety, raising healthy babies and children, sexual health, smoking cessation, and many other public health areas.


KIH - Kingston Interval House: Provides emergency shelter and housing support for women and children experiencing violence, as well as free counselling services for women and children



 

SACK - Sexual Assault Centre Kingston:  Provides free individual and group counselling for female survivors of sexual violence, legal and medical support, as well as community education and advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis support line



 Pathways for Children and Youth: Provides support for children and youth with behaviour or emotions difficulties, mental health problems such as depression, withdrawal, or aggression, struggles with family violence, abuse, family distress, trauma, substance abuse, or parent-child conflict.