Kingston Youth Shelter

Kingston Youth Shelter

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It all starts with a place to sleep.
They need your help.

Our emergency shelter offers 15 beds for youth ages 16 to 24 in a housing crisis.

To access our services, call us at 613-766-3200 or simply drop by the shelter. We are located at 234 Brock Street. We do not maintain a waiting list and our beds are available on a “first come, first served” basis.

Services Include:

  • A warm bed in a safe & nurturing environment
  • Support with basic needs (access to personal hygiene supplies, clothing, laundry facilities, school supplies, transit fare)
  • Access to telephone and internet
  • Employment and educational support
  • Community resources & referrals
  • Nutritious meals
  • Life skills training
  • Nonjudgmental supportive counseling from a harm reduction perspective
  • Housing assistance: Our Housing Worker is scheduled throughout the entire week (including evenings) to give youth a wide access to their support. Our Housing Worker is a trained professional who can assist youth in meeting their individual housing goals.

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