Where to Go for Help

Places to Get Help in Kingston

FOOD – HOT MEALS Bread of Life Club at Salvation Army
613-541-3947
183 Weller Ave, Kingston
Jan-Nov: Last 7 days of the month 3:30pm-5pm
* Free hot mealMartha’s Table
613-546-0320
629 Princess St, Kingston
Mon- Fri 3:30pm-5:15pm
* Restaurant style meal $1 * Kids under 10 free with adult

St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
613-546-6316
130 Clergy St (at Princess), Kingston
Church Hall, use Clergy St entrance
Sep-Jun: Sun 4:45pm (Doors open at 4:30pm)
* Free hot meal

St George’s Cathedral, LUNCH by George
613-548-4617ext. 30
129 Wellington St (at Johnson), Kingston
Mon-Fri 11am
Free hot lunch * Coffee and munchies available at 9am
soup at 10am, lunch at 11am

St Mary’s Cathedral
613-548-3869
St John’s Parish Hall, 94 Patrick St, Kingston
Sat 11:15am (doors open about 10:15am)
* Free hot meal

St Paul’s Anglican Church
613-542-5870
137 Queen St (at Montreal), Kingston
Thu 4:30pm-6:30pm
* Free meal & sandwiches

St Vincent de Paul Society, Loretta Hospitality Centre
613-544-9967
85A Stephen St, Kingston
Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9am-1pm
* Free hot meal served at 11:30am
Seventh Day Adventist Church
613-536-5798
66 Wright Cres, basement, Kingston
Sep-Dec, Feb-Jun: Tue 4pm-5pm (doors open at 3:30pm)
* Free hot vegetarian meal

FOOD – GROCERIES

Central Frontenac Community Services Corporation
613-376-6477 or 1-800-763-9610
Rural VISIONS Centre, 4419 George St, Sydenham
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
* Offers monthly access to a box of non-perishable food and
milk vouchers

North Frontenac Food Bank
613-279-3151
Sharbot Lake
Mon-Fri 8:30am-12oon, 1pm-4:30pm
* Referral needed * Pick-up: Tue & Fri

Partners in Mission Food Bank
613-544-4534
140 Hickson Ave, Kingston
Mon-Fri 8:30am-12noon, 1pm-4:30pm
* Call before 2pm to order * Appointment needed * Pick-
up: Mon-Fri 3pm-4pm

Good Food Box
Amherstview: 613-389-4546
Sydenham: 613-376-6477
Kingston: 613-530-2239
Loyalist Township: 613-389-2820
Sharbot Lake: 613-279-2244
Napanee/Northbrook: 613-354-7633
Various locations
* Fresh produce at wholesale prices * Place order and pay at
the beginning of the month * Pick-up: 3rd Thursday of the
month

St Vincent de Paul Society
613-546-3333
85A Stephen St, Kingston
Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9am-1pm
Jul-Aug (emergencies only): Tue 9am-12noon

Salvation Army – Downtown
613-548-4411
342 Patrick St., Kingston
Tue,Thur, Sat 2:30pm-7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm-6:30pm
* Appointment needed * ID, income and expense statements
needed * Christmas Baskets

Salvation Army – Rideau Heights
613-541-3947
183 Weller Ave, Kingston
Tue-Fri  11:30am–3:30pm
* ID, income and expense statements needed
Emergency Food Bank: By appointment only

SHELTERS

Dawn House Women’s Shelter
613-545-1379
24 hours/day
302 Victoria St, Kingston
* For homeless women 16+ and their children who are
seeking housing in Kingston

In From the Cold
613-531-3779
540 Montreal St.
Mon-Sun 8pm-8am
* Co-ed overflow overnight emergency shelter * Access to
other housing services and referrals

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

Kingston Youth Shelter
613-544-3400 ext.2246
234 Brock St, Kingston
Mon-Sun 4pm-9:00am
* Emergency overnight shelter, counseling and food for
youth 16-24

Ryandale Shelter for the Homeless
613-548-8466
23 Elm St, Kingston
Mon-Sun 4pm-8am
* Emergency overnight shelter for men and women 18+ and
their families * Check-out daily at 8am

Salvation Army, Harbour Light Centre
613-546-2333
562 Princess St (at Alfred)
Intake: Mon-Sun 4pm-11pm
* Emergency overnight shelter for men 18+ * Stay up to 5
days * Check in at 4pm to see if there is a bed * Must be
clean and sober * Check-out daily at 8am

DROP-IN CENTRES

The Gathering Place
613-548-4411 ext 21
Salvation Army, 342 Patrick St
Tue,Thur, Sat 2:30pm-7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm-6:30pm
* A place to stay when other resources are closed

Housing Help Centre
613-531-3779
Summer: Mon-Fri 8:30am-2pm
Winter: Mon-Fri 8am-2pm;  Sat & Sun 8am-1pm
* Housing resources, listings, voice mail, internet access

Martha’s Table Friendship Room
613-530-3771
629 Princess St
Mon-Fri 10am-3pm
* Snacks and a place to stay

Rideau Heights Friendship Room
613-541-3947
Salvation Army, 183 Weller Ave
Mon-Fri 12noon-3pm
* Activities and events for adults 40+

Self Help to Recovery Inc
613-344-0171
262 Sydenham St
Mon-Fri 11am-2pm; Coffee House: Thu 10am-6:30pm
* Mental health drop-in centre for adults
*Support Groups:  Mon 1:30pm-3pm

CLOTHING PROGRAMS Birthright
613-546-5433
93 Queen St, Suite 2, Kingston
Mon-Thur 10am-3pm
* Maternity and baby clothes for pregnant or breastfeeding
momsClothes for Kids
613-544-2340
Nov 1- Mid-December
* 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 St, Odessa
Tue & Wed 10am-3pm; Thu 6pm-8pm
* Low-cost clothing, toys and small household items

Free Clothing Drop-In
613-549-1348
QECVI, 145 Kirkpatrick St (basement at rear), Kingston
Sep-Jun: Tue, Wed, Thu 9am-3pm
* Used clothing, housewares, some furniture * $1/family *
No fees for emergency service

Hartington Community Caring Centre
5595 Hwy 38, Hartington
Sep-Jun: Tue 9am-12noon, 1pm-4pm
Jul & Aug: Tue 9am-12noon
* Provides recycled clothes for a small fee

Hotel Dieu Hospital, Winter Clothing
Sydenham St (Lower Entrance), Kingston
Nov 1-Feb 15: Mon-Fri 1pm-3pm
* Free winter clothing for kids and adults

Kingston Alliance Church, Storehouse of Hope
613-546-2143
540 Palace Rd, Kingston
Sep-Jun: Mon & Thu 12noon-2pm
* Free used clothing * Soup & snacks

Kingston Crisis Pregnancy Centre
Crisis # 613-545-0425 ; Office # 613-545-0214
Toll free 1-800-917-5272
St Paul’s Anglican Church, 137 Queen St, Kingston
Mon-Thu 9am-3pm
* Maternity and baby clothing (and more), when available

Loyalist Community Sharing Centre
613-389-4546
108 Amherst Dr (beside the Fire Hall), Amherstview
Mon-Fri 10am-3pm; Thu 6pm-8pm
* Low-cost clothing, toys and housewares

MOD Shop (Ontario March of Dimes)
613-546-9979
540 Armstrong Rd, Kingston
Mon-Wed 9am-5pm; Thur-Fri 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-6pm;
Sun 12noon-5pm
* Low-cost clothing and goods

Neighbourhood Sharing Centre
613-389-4367
670 Front Rd (next to Centre 70), Kingston
Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 10am-3:30pm; July: Mon, Wed & Fri
10am-2pm; Aug: closed
* Low-cost used clothing

St Vincent de Paul Society
613-546-3333
85A Stephen St., Kingston
Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9am-1pm
* Free used clothing and housewares

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

Salvation Army Thrift Store
613-531-5002
472 Division St, Kingston
Mon-Tue 9:30am-6pm; Wed-Fri 9:30-8pm;
Sat  9:30am-6pm
* Low-cost clothing, housewares and furniture

Seventh Day Adventist Church
613-536-5798
66 Wright Cres (Basement), Kingston
Sep-Dec, Feb-Jun: Tue 3:30pm-5pm
* Free clothing

Treasure Trunk
613-279-2113
1092 Garrett St, Sharbot Lake
Mon-Fri 9am-3pm; Sat 9am-12noon
* Low-cost used clothing

Value Village
613-536-5051
1300 Bath Rd (at Centennial), Kingston
Mon-Sat 9am-9pm; Sun 10-6
* Low-cost clothing, housewares and furniture

Value Village
613-536-5051
1300 Bath Rd (at Centennial), Kingston
Mon-Sat 9am-9pm; Sun 10-6
* Low-cost clothing, housewares and furniture

Westbrook United Church Clothing Depot
613-389-3883
3526 Princess St (HWY 2), Westbrook
Aug-Jun: Thu 9am-12noon or by appt.
* Low-cost clothing

HELPFUL NUMBERS

Al-Anon/Alateen
613-384-2134
Alcoholics Anonymous (24 hrs)
613-549-9380
Assaulted Women’s Helpline (24 hrs)
1-866-863-0511
Child and Baby Talk Line (Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm)
1-800-267-7875 ext.555
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
Kingston Community Chaplaincy (24 hrs)
613-549-8899
Kingston Crisis Pregnancy Centre (Mon-Thu 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 (Mon-Sun 7pm-3am)
613-544-1771

DROP-IN HEALTH SERVICES

Greater Kingston After Hours Medical Clinics
800 Princess St, Suite 101A
Sat, Sun & Holidays 9:30am-4:30pm

775 Strand Blvd (at Taylor-Kidd Blvd)
Mon-Fri 6pm-9:30pm; Sat, Sun & Holidays 9:30am-4:30pm

Hotel Dieu Hospital, Urgent Care Centre
Brock St & Bagot St
Mon-Sun 8am-10pm
* For urgent non-critical emergencies

Kingston General Hospital, Emergency Department
King St (between George & Lower University)
24 hours/7 days
* Critical and Trauma care * Sexual Assault/Domestic
Violence program

Street Health Centre
Office: 613-549-1440; Pager: 613-548-9901
235 Wellington St
* Community health centre * Needle exchange * Methadone
treatment * Counselling and outreach

Urgent Care & Family Medicine Centre
Cataraqui Town Centre (Beside the Food Court)
Mon,Thur,Fri 10am-8pm; Tue, Wed 9:30am-8pm;
Sat 10am-3pm; Sun 12noon-3pm
* For urgent, minor, non-life threatening medical problems