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Names
Alternate Name ILCK
Former Name Kingston Independent Living Resource Centre
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Central Kingston, next to The Beer Store
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 parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Disability resource centre * provides information, support, and skills-building programs that address disability issues in the community * supports people with disabilities, their families, and the community

Information & Referral: helps connect people with community income support programs, recreation, attendant services, poverty relief, social supports, etc. * assists with the process of applying for programs such as Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and the Disability Tax Credit

Access Kingston: this resource reviews accessibility at key locations in the Kingston region * developed by people with disabilities * the guide is presented online in .pdf format

Peer Support Programs: allow individuals with disabilities to share experiences and knowledge * participants share information about managing a disability and help each other in developing strategies to overcome barriers * offers one-to-one support, a weekly social group, and a monthly diners' club

Independent Living Skills Development Services: assist individuals to find the resources they need and develop life management skills to reach their goals

Resource Centre: extensive community resource library that offers information on topics such as food, shelter, and disability services in the community * also offers a computer lab with internet access equipped with accessibility features such as voice input and voice output software

Direct Funding Self-managed Attendant Services: see separate record for details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm, summer * Drop-in Tue 1 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Boundaries Southeastern Ontario
Eligibility Varies by program
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Fees None - for most services
Service Categories Accessibility Information ~ Internet Information Resources ; Centres for Independent Living ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ; Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ; Networking/Relationship Building Support ~ Disabilities Issues ; Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities ; Public Internet Access Sites ~ Assistive Technology Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Disabilities Issues ; Workplace Evaluation/Modification
Waiting List Varies by program.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-542-8353
TTY Phone 613-542-8371
Fax 613-542-4783
E-Mail info@ilckingston.com
Website www.ilckingston.com
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Laura Allen, Executive Director; Email: director@ilckingston.com
Alternate Contact Ashley Raposo, Executive Assistant / Direct Funding Support & Administration; Email: araposo@ilckingston.com
Primary Executive Brian Evoy, President
Alternate Executive Rachel Ashby, Vice President / Secretary
Other Details
Established 1988
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations ; Fees
Elections September
Print Material Accessibility Guide to Kingston * Access Kingston Tourism * Prevention of Violence Against Women with Disabilities (series) * Why I Should Hire Someone Who Has a Disability * Rural Active Living
Resources Website
Accreditation Accredited Member of Independent Living Canada.

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