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Kingston Youth Shelter

Site: Kingston

Service: Emergency Shelter, Family Mediations, Transition Homes, housing worker

Alternate Name CV19 ; Kingston Youth Transitions ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Kingston, ON
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Mailing Address Kingston Youth Shelter 
234 Brock St 
Kingston, ON K7L 1S4
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Not Applicable
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (23 Apr 2020) Currently, our emergency shelter and two transition homes are under self-isolation. All residents have their own rooms to practice social distancing and we are providing everything for 15 youth. Unfortunately, we cannot intake any youth until further notice. We encourage you to reach out regardless, as our counsellors can help problem-solve and refer you to other services. Counsellors can be reached via email at We are working to get our phone lines connected at the new location and we will let you know when they are up and running. This information is regularly updated on their Facebook page.

Two transitions homes: one for 16-24 yrs old (5 bedrooms) and another for 16-19 yrs old (6 bedrooms) * participants work with youth counsellors on accessing school, work or volunteer opportunities through the day * during the evening, youth learn transferable life skills such as cooking, cleaning, budgeting and overall health and well-being * affordable and inclusive program fee for a fully furnished room* participants buy their own groceries
Hours COVID19: Mon-Fri 24 hours
Areas Served Kingston
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth 16-24 years old
Application Form available on the website * submit completed form by email * call for more information
Languages English
Fees Program - $400 monthly (2019) for Transitions, plus own groceries
Service Categories Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Youth
Waiting List Yes, varies.
Contact Information
Office Phone Transitions Yonge St 613-767-2710 ; Transitions Elmwood 613-507-8350
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Denise Lamb, Manager of Youth Services; Email:
Other Details
Established 1999
Funding City / Town ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 870659224 RR0001 ; United Way
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