Community supports during holiday break

Limestone Learning Foundation
Community supports during holiday break
Posted on 12/15/2021
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Students and families access many supports through their school communities during the school year. With schools closed for the December break from December 18, 2021 until January 3, 2022 inclusive, many KFL&A agencies remain open while schools are closed. Crisis lines are answered 24/7.

Here is a compilation of various community supports: mental health and wellness programs, food and meal programs and various other community connections. Please reach out to the following agencies if you are in need of support.

Thank you to the United Way of KFL&A for compiling the food  and meal program and community connections and supports lists.

Mental Health and Addictions Supports

Addiction & Mental Health Services KFL&A
Offices will be closed on December 24, 27 & 31, 2021. 
Crisis line numbers:
- Kingston & Frontenac – 613-544-4229
- Lennox & Addington – 613-354-7388


Maltby Centre 
Go online to submit a request for service or call 1-844-855-8340 to schedule an appointment. Offices will be closed on December 24, 27, 28 2021 & January 3, 2022. Offices will close early on January 31, 2021. 
Crisis numbers:
- Weekdays - 613-546-8535 and advise that your situation is urgent
- After hours and weekends – 613-544-4229 

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston
Crisis & support line number:
- 613-544-6424 / 1-877-544-6424
- Online chat and text support (webelievesurvivors.ca)
One Roof, Kingston Youth Services Hub - Physical space will be closed on December 27 & 28, 2021 and January 3, 2022. 

Lennox & Addington Youth Hub
Physical space continues to be closed, but virtual programs are still running
Kids Help Phone Call 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868
To find other resources in your community, call 211 or go online to find programs and services


Emergency Food/Meal Programs (Kingston & Frontenac)

Please be advised that all meal programs are take-away with no indoor service except as noted.

The Food Sharing Project
Healthy meals and snacks available at every school, for any student, every day! Contact your school for details.

HIV/AIDS Regional Services (HARS)
844 Princess St. Mon.-Thurs.
Take out breakfast 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. and lunch 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Indoor pick up. Holiday Closure: Dec. 24 – Jan. 3

Lionhearts
KCHC, 263 Weller Ave. Take-home meals. 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sun., Wed. and Fri. Amherstview Community Hall, 177 Upper Park. Tues., Thurs. & Sat., 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Lunch by George
29 Wellington St. Hot takeout meals or bag lunches.
Mon. – Fri., 11:00 – 11:30 p.m. Holiday closure: Dec 17 – Jan 4

Martha’s Table
629 Princess St. Providing take away hot meals, 7 days a week, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Meal delivery service also available, email [email protected] or call 613 546 0320 ext 0. Holiday closure: Dec. 25, 26, 27 and Jan 1, 2,3

North Frontenac Food Bank
14152 Road 38, Sharbot Lake
Call 613-279-8855 for appointment

Partners in Mission Food Bank
140 Hickson Ave. Please call 613-544-4100 for appointment.
No walk-in service. Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Holiday closure: Dec 24., 12:00 p.m. – Jan 3

Rural Frontenac Community Services
Meals on wheels 3 days a week.
North & Central Frontenac & Bedford Twp. 613-279-3151.
Holiday closure: Dec 23 – Jan 3

Salvation Army
342 Patrick St, Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 1-4pm by appointment, providing prebagged groceries. To make an appt call 613 548 4411 press 0 for reception.

Seniors’ Food Box
Offering food boxes for seniors including produce, non-perishables & staples. Call 613-530-2239 for more information

Southern Frontenac Community Services and Food Bank
Frozen meals available for delivery daily. Hot meals delivered 3 days a week for South Frontenac/rural Kingston residents. Call or book on-line. Food bank hampers also available. 613-376-6477

St. Vincent de Paul
85 Stephen St. Providing bag lunches. Food Pantry available Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Warehouse closed, but items available, call warehouse 613-766-8432 Holiday closure: Dec. 24 – Jan. 4

Christmas Meals:  (all takeaway)

  • Lunch by George – Dec. 15, 12:00pm
  • HARS (844 Princess St.) – Dec 21, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
  • St. Vincent de Paul – Dec 23, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  •  Martha’s Table – Dec. 24, 1:00 – 3:00p.m.

Emergency Food and Meal Programs (Lennox & Addington)

Morningstar Mission
58 Water Street West, Napanee
Call 613-354-6355 Email [email protected]

  • Food Bank
    Weekdays between 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Take Home Food Basket, Emergency Food Bags.

  • Mobile Community Meal program
    Meals-to-go service, serves L&A County. (Limited to disabled individuals within Napanee; delivery to Deseronto, pick up for Northbrook, Tamworth)

  • Christmas Eve dinner, Dec. 24 – pick up meal (delivery to the regulars)

  • Christmas Day meal, delivery/to-go meal for those that have registered.

  • Meal Services provided through Westdale Park Church location, 7 Richmond Park Dr. Frozen meals available Tues., Thurs. Dinners served Mon., Wed., Fri.

Salvation Army Napanee
135 Mill St W, Napanee. Call 613-354-7633

  • Food Bank: Mon., Wed., Fri. from 9:00 a.m. – Noon, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. By appointment.

  • Emergency Food: Mon., Wed., Fri. – 9:00 a.m.-Noon, 1:00-3:30 p.m. Good Food Box – Third Thursday of the month. Note: The Christmas Hamper Program registration has closed already.

Northbrook/Cloyne Food Bank
Friday pickups in Cloyne.
Referrals through Land O’Lakes
Community Services: 613-336-8934

Helping Hands Food Bank Deseronto
316 Edmon St, Deseronto. 613-847-5658.
Thurs.10:00 a.m.- Noon


Community Connections or Supports


Integrated Care Hub
HARS/KCHC 661 Montreal Street
23 hrs day/7 days week rest zone, meals, harm reduction, consumption and treatment

Resolve Counselling Services
9a.m. to 5 p.m. phone counselling for youth, adults, families, individuals
613-549-7850

Financial and Credit Counselling
1-800-379-5556

Addictions and Mental Health Services
24/7 Crisis Phone Lines Kingston & Frontenac: 613-544-4229
Toll Free: 1-866-616-6005

Maltby Centre – Children & Youth Mental Health
Call 613-546-8535 or 1-844-855-8340 or [email protected]
Crisis after-hours line: 613-544-4229

Housing Help Centre 
Home Base Housing. Call: 613-542-6672

Family & Children Services KFL&A
Open and reachable by phone 24/7.
Call: 613-545-3227 or toll-free 855-445-3227

Kingston Interval House
24/7 Services for women, children and youth experiencing violence and abuse. 24/7 Crisis Line: 613-546-1777 or 1-800-267-9445

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston
24/7 crisis and support line 613-544-6424 or 1-877-544-6424
Chat/text crisis line accessible noon to midnight 
www.webelievesurvivors.ca/

Street Health Services
115 Barrack St.; 613-549-1440
Access to same day or next day addiction medicine, counselling and other services for those who use substances.
(Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Kingston Community Legal Clinic
613-541-0777

HIV/AIDS (HARS) 
844 Princess Street  
Counselling, education, LGBTQ support and other services
613-545-3698

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Please call 2-1-1 from any phone free of charge for information about community services


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