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Alternate Name CV19 ; Home Base ; Home Base Housing ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
540 Montreal St
Kingston, ON K7K 3J2
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Intersection Montreal St and Joseph St
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (23 Apr 2020): Changes to services in light of COVID-19: In from the Cold overnight beds still available, no drop-in service * Lily's Place Emergency Shelter for Families open until further notice, no changes to service * Warming and Counselling Centre open until further notice, no changes to service.

Provides a variety of services related to seeking, gaining or maintaining affordable housing in Kingston * Housing Help Centre * two emergency shelters * two supportive housing programs * prevention diversion and housing first services * youth hub * street outreach * see separate listings for details
Hours COVID19: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals 16 and older * homeless or in an unsafe situation
Application Call or drop in
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Community Voicemail ; Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance ; Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance ~ Anxiety Disorders ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Housing Search Assistance ; Street Outreach Programs ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Youth
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-542-6672
Fax 613-544-3629
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Dawn Sadler, Administrative and Program Assistant, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-542-6672 ext 136; Email:
Alternate Contact Jim Gartenburg, Finance & Administration Manager; Phone: 613-542-6672 ext 111
Primary Executive Tom Greening, Executive Director; Phone: 613-542-6672 ext 102; Email:
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 129397709 RR0001 ; United Way ; Various sources such as: government agencies, concerned citizens, community organizations, local businesses and religious groups.
Print Material Brochures
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective professional associations

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