Where to Go for Help in Kingston

Please note, the information below has been updated, but changes due to COVID-19 may not be clearly indicated. Please visit the websites or call the agency for the most up-to-date information. 

FOOD – HOT MEALS

Bread of Life Club at Salvation Army
613-541-3947
183 Weller Avenue, Kingston
*Free hot meal served the last 7 days of the month from Jan-Feb: 3:30pm-5pm
*Due to COVID-19, services are currently suspended
https://www.salvationarmyrideauheights.com/services

Martha’s Table
613-546-0320
629 Princess Street, Kingston
Open Monday to Friday from 3:30pm – 5:15pm
*$1 Restaurant style meal * Kids under 10 free with adult
*Due to COVID-19, take out meals are available from 11:00am-1:00pm
http://www.marthastable.ca/

St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
613-546-6316
Church Hall
130 Clergy Street, Kingston
*Free hot meals served on Sundays from Sept-May at 4:45pm
*Services are currently unavailable, Lionheart is currently offering meals. Visit https://lionhearts.ca/covid-19-street-project/ for more information
https://www.standrewskingston.org/special-meals-continue/

St. George’s Cathedral, LUNCH by George
613-548-4617 ext. 30
129 Wellington Street, Kingston
*Coffee and munchies available at 9am, soup served at 10am, and free hot lunch served from Monday-Friday at 11am
Due to COVID-19, take out meals are available from 11:00am-11:30am
http://www.stgeorgescathedral.ca/index.cfm/outreach/lunch-by-george-a-drop-in-program/

St Mary’s Cathedral
613-548-3869
St John’s Parish Hall
94 Patrick Street, Kingston
* Free hot meal served on Saturday at 11:15am, doors open at 11am
Due to COVID-19, meals have been suspended; light snack takeaways will be provided Monday-Friday from 1-4pm.
**Not wheelchair accessible**

St Paul’s Anglican Church
613-542-5870
137 Queen Street, Kingston
*$5.00 Soup, Sandwiches and Coffee/Tea and $1.00 dessert served Monday-Friday from 11:30am-1:00pm
Due to COVID-19, service has been suspended until further notice.
http://www.stpaulskingston.ca/

St Vincent de Paul Society, Loretta Hospitality Centre
613-544-9967
85A Stephen Street, Kingston
* Free hot meal served from Monday-Friday (Sept-Jun) from 9am-1pm
Due to COVID-19, bagged lunches are available from 10am-12:30pm
http://www.svdpkingston.com/

Seventh Day Adventist Church
613-536-5798
66 Wright Crescent (basement), Kingston
*Free hot vegetarian meal served on Tuesday (Sep-Dec, Feb-Jun) at 4pm-5pm, doors open at 3:30pm
Due to COVID-19, services have been suspended until further notice
https://www.kingstonsda.org

FOOD – GROCERIES

Central Frontenac Community Services Corporation
613-376-6477 ext. 203
The Grace Centre
4295 Stagecoach Road, Sydenham
*Call for pick up, delivery details, and appointments
Due to COVID-19, food pick-ups are available by appointment only
https://www.sfcsc.ca/

North Frontenac Food Bank
613-279-3151
14152 County Rd 8, Sharbot Lake
Open Monday-Friday from 8:30am–4:30pm, closed from 12pm-1pm
*Order before 3:00pm on Mondays * Referral needed * Pick-up: Tue & Fri
Due to COVID-19, it is likely that operating hours may have changed
https://easternontario.cioc.ca/record/KGN2375

Partners in Mission Food Bank
613-544-4534
140 Hickson Avenue, Kingston
Open Monday-Thursday from 8:30-4pm (Closed daily from 12pm-1pm)
*Call before 2pm to order * Pickup: Mon-Fri. 2pm-4pm
Due to COVID-19, food pick-ups are available by appointment only
https://www.kingstonfoodbank.ca/get-assistance

Good Food Box
*Various Locations in KFL&A. *Pick up varies by location.
* Fresh food at wholesale prices
Due to COVID-19, service has been suspended until further notice
https://www.kflaph.ca/en/healthy-living/Community-Food-Programs.aspx

Good Food Stand
Market style fresh food stands
*Various Locations in KFL&A
*Pick up only/First come, first serve
Due to COVID-19, service has been suspended until further notice
https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/good-food-stand/

St Vincent de Paul Society
613-546-3333
85A Stephen Street, Kingston
Open Monday to Friday (Sep-Jun) from 9am-1pm; Tuesday (Jul – Aug) from 9am-12pm for emergencies only
Due to COVID-19, emergency food pantry access is available by appointment
http://www.svdpkingston.com/

Salvation Army – Downtown
613-548-4411
342 Patrick Street, Kingston
Open Monday to Friday from 11:30am-4pm
Due to COVID-19, pre-bagged groceries are available by appointment
https://sacfs.ca/index.php/programs/community-choice-pantry

Salvation Army – Rideau Heights
613-541-3947 ex. 24
183 Weller Avenue, Kingston
Open Tuesday & Thursday from 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Emergency Food Bank: By appointment only
Due to COVID-19, assistance is available by appointment
www.salvationarmyrideauheights.com

SHELTERS

In From the Cold
613-531-3779 ex. 121
540 Montreal Street, Kingston
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Drop in Centre is open daily from 6:15am-7pm
*Due to Covid-19, service is being provided at a different location. For more information, call ahead.
https://kingstonhomebase.ca/housingshelter-options/in-from-the-cold-emergency-shelter/

Kingston Interval House
Crisis Line: 613-546-1777 or 1-800-267-9445
*Safe shelter for abused women 16+ and their children
http://kingstonintervalhouse.com/emergency-shelter/

Kingston Youth Shelter
613-549-4236
113 Lower Union Street, Kingston
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
*Emergency overnight shelter, counseling and food for youth 16-24
https://kingstonyouthshelter.org/

Ryandale Transition Housing
(613) 548-8466
669 Victoria Street, Kingston
*No longer a shelter. Still offering transition housing.
ryandaleshelter@cogeco.net
http://ryandale.ca/contact-us/

Salvation Army, Harbour Light Centre
562 Princess Street, Kingston
Open Monday to Sunday from 4pm – 11pm
The Salvation Army Kingston Harbour Light Residential Treatment Program serves men  who struggle with substance use disorders and concurrent mental health issues. It offers longer term treatment, from 8 to 16 weeks depending on individual treatment goals. Begin by calling (613) 546-2333 or visiting http://torontoharbourlight.ca/kingstonharbourlight/
*Not wheelchair accessible*

DROP-IN CENTRES

Housing Help Centre
540 Montreal Street, Kingston
613-531-3779
Summer Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 2pm
Winter: Monday to Friday from 8am-2pm;  Satuday & Sunday from 8am-1pm
https://kingstonhomebase.ca/housing-help-centre/

Martha’s Table Friendship Room
613-530-3771
629 Princess Street, Kingston
Open from Monday to Friday from 10am-3pm
http://www.marthastable.ca/

Self Help to Recovery Inc.
613-344-0171
262 Sydenham Street, Kingston
Open Monday to Friday from 11am-2pm; Coffee House open on Thursday from 10am-6:30pm; Support Groups open Monday from 1:30pm-3pm

Kingston Youth Hub

One Roof
(613) 776-9996
426 Barrie Street Kingston, Ontario​
Open Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm
https://www.oneroofkingston.com/ongoing-programs

CLOTHING PROGRAMS

Clothes for Kids
613-544-2340
Registration is open upon a referral from November 1st through Mid-Dec.
* Free winter clothing for children
* Referrals available from Kingston-area social agencies after Nov 1.

Community Sharing Centre
613-386-7125
Emmanuel United Church
63 Factory Street, Odessa
Open Tuesday & Wednesday from 10am-3pm; Thursday 6pm-8pm
* Low-cost clothing, toys and small household items
https://www.odessapc.com/sharing-center.html

Hartington Community Caring Centre
5595 Hwy 38, Hartington
Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9am-12pm; Tuesday from 9am – 4pm
* Provides recycled clothes for a small fee
Due to COVID-19, services are suspended until further notice

Kingston Alliance Church, Storehouse of Hope
613-546-2143
540 Palace Road, Kingston
Open Monday (September through June) from 12pm – 2pm
https://www.kingstonalliance.org/storehouse-of-hope/

Loyalist Community Sharing Centre
613-389-4546
177 Upper Park Road
Open Monday to Friday from 10am-3pm; Thursday from 6pm-8pm
* Low-cost clothing, toys and housewares
https://www.loyalisttownship.ca/index.cfm/residents/recreation/community-groups/sharing-centres/

Neighbourhood Sharing Centre
613-389-4367
670 Front Road, Kingston
* Low-cost used clothing
http://www.stthomaskingston.ca/neighbourhood-sharing-centre.html
Due to COVID-19, services are suspended until further notice

St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Winter Clothing
276 Brock Street, Kingston
Open Wednesday from 11am-4pm and 6pm-8pm; Saturday from 11am-2pm*
Free winter clothing for kids and adults

St Vincent de Paul Society
613-546-3333
85A Stephen Street, Kingston
Open September to June, Monday to Friday from 9am-1pm
*Free used clothing and housewares
http://www.stpaulskingston.ca/
Due to COVID-19, assistance is available by appointment

Salvation Army Thrift Store
613-544-4396
277 Bath Road, Kingston
Mon., Tues. & Sat. 9:30am-6pm; Wed, Thu, Fri 9:30am-8pm
*Low-cost clothing, housewares and furniture

Treasure Trunk
613-279-2113
1092 Garrett Street, Sharbot Lake
Open Monday to Friday from 9am-3pm; Saturday 9am-12pm
* Low-cost used clothing
https://www.communitylivingnorthfrontenac.com/treasure-trunk

Value Village
613-536-5051
1300 Bath Road, Kingston
Open Monday to Saturday from 9am-9pm; Sunday from 10am-6pm
* Low-cost clothing, housewares and furniture
https://www.communitylivingnorthfrontenac.com/treasure-trunk
Due to COVID-19, store is closed until further notice.

Westbrook United Church Clothing Depot
613-389-3883
3526 Princess Street, Westbrook
Open Thursday from 9am-3pm, Friday & Saturday from 10am-3pm
* Low-cost clothing
https://www.westbrookunitedchurch.com/home

HELPFUL NUMBERS

Al-Anon/Alateen
613-384-2134

Alcoholics Anonymous (24 hrs)
613-900-6285
https://www.kingstonaa.org/

Assaulted Women’s Helpline (24 hrs)
1-866-863-0511

Child and Baby Talk Line
613-549-1154
Open Monday to Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm
https://www.kflaph.ca/en/clinics-and-classes/Child-and-Babytalk-Drop-Ins.aspx

AMHS-KFLA – Crisis Line (24 hrs)
613-544-4229

Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (24hrs)
1-800-565-8603

Frontenac Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service
613-548-4834

Kids Help Phone (24 hrs)
1-800-668-6868
Text – CONNECT to 686868

Kingston Community Chaplaincy (24 hrs)
613-549-8899

Kingston Crisis Pregnancy Centre
Open Monday to Thursday from 9am-3pm
613-545-0425

Kingston Interval House (24 hrs)
1-800-267-9445

Mental Health Service Information Ontario (24 hrs)
1-866-531-2600

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline (24 hrs)
1-888-230-3505

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (24 hrs)
1-877-544-6424

Telephone Aid Line Kingston
613-544-1771
Open Monday to Sunday from 7pm-3am

DROP-IN HEALTH SERVICES

Greater Kingston  Medical Walk-in Clinics
CDK Family Medical
105 Sutherland Drive & 175 Princess St.
Open Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday from 10am-2pm

Medical Tree
613-887-8733
https://www.medicaltree.ca/

Good Doctors Medical Clinic
888-930-6571
https://www.gooddoctors.ca/

Cataraqui Town Centre – Urgent Family Medical
*Lower Level, beside Shoppers.
613-389-3348
Open Monday to Friday from 9am-6:30am; Saturday from 10am-3pm; Sunday from 12pm-3pm
https://www.cataraquicentre.ca/stores/cataraquicentre-cataraqui-centre-urgent-care-family-medical-centre

Hotel Dieu Hospital, Urgent Care Centre
166 Brock Street
Open Monday to Sunday from 8am-8pm
* For urgent non-critical emergencies

Kingston General Hospital, Emergency Department
411 King Street West, Kingston
24 hours/7 days
*Critical and Trauma care*
*Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence program*

Street Health Centre
613-549-1440; Pager: 613-548-9901
235 Wellington Street, Kingston
*Needle exchange * Methadone treatment* Counselling and outreach*

Please note, the information above has been updated, but changes due to COVID-19 may not be clearly indicated. Please visit the websites or call the agency for the most up-to-date information.