Career Services
Helps students make the transition through university to the workplace with programs and services that highlight career direction, employment, and further education.
Website: http://www.careers.queensu.ca
Contact: 613-533-2992
Address: Gordon Hall, 3rd floor

Learning Strategies
Learning Strategies is a unit of Student Academic Success Services (SASS) and a partner in the Queen’s Learning Commons. We are an academic support service for undergraduate and graduate students. We help “fine tune” the skills of high achieving students, and enhance the skills of students trying to reach their academic potential.
Website: http://sass.queensu.ca/learningstrategies/
Booking system: https://queensu.mywconline.com/

Queen’s Learning Commons
The Queen’s Learning Commons is both a hub of services supporting formal academic programs, and a meeting place within Stauffer Library. It encompasses physical and online environments accommodating different approaches to learning. The QLC provides resources, workshops and seminars, and one-on-one professional consultations for students who want to enhance or develop skills.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/
Address: Stauffer Library

Writing Centre
We work with writers at all levels of proficiency, at any stage of the writing process, on any type of academic writing – essays, reports, labs, dissertations, and more.
Website: http://sass.queensu.ca/writingcentre/book-an-appointment/
Contact: 613-533-6315

SGPS Student Advisor Program
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Human Rights Office
Confidential service that assists individuals or groups at Queen’s who wish to pursue informal or formal routes of complaint resolution following an incident of harassment or discrimination.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/humanrights/home
Contact: (613) 533-6886

Queen’s Legal Aid
Queen’s Legal Aid provides legal services to low-income residents of Kingston, Napanee and surrounding areas, and to Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College students.
Website: http://queenslawclinics.ca/
Contact: 613-533-2102
Address: 303 Bagot St., Suite 500, Kingston

Accessibility Services
Assists students with disabilities in many ways including providing advocacy and support, as well as recommending accommodations.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/studentwellness/accessibility-services
Contact: 613-533-6467
Address: 146 Stuart Street, Kingston

AMS Food Bank
Located in McGillivray-Brown, the AMS Food Bank serves confidential and non-judgmental food service to members of the Queen’s community. We are a non-profit organization which aims to provide our clients with food services in the most comfortable environment possible. We operate mainly on donations as well as an opt-outable student fee from both the AMS and the Society for Graduate and Professional Students. As a non-profit organization, we aim for our funds to be put towards the upkeep of the Food Bank itself in the purchasing of fresh fruits, vegetables, milk and other items on a weekly basis.
Website: http://amsfoodbank.com/
Contact: During Operating Hours: (613) 533-6972. Outside Operating Hours: (613) 533-6000 x 74816
Address: John Deutsch University Centre, Room 343

Frontenac Community Mental Health and Addiction Services
Website: http://www.amhs-kfla.ca/
Contact: Info: 613-544-1356 Crisis: 613-544-4229
Address: 385 Princess St, Kingston

Good 2 Talk
Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.
Website: http://www.good2talk.ca/
Contact: 1-866-925-5454

Health Services
Health Services offers booked physician appointments for students seeking yearly health review, prescription renewals, STI testing, PAP smears, mental health assessment, psychotherapy, referrals and third party-physicals.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/studentwellness/health-services/services-offered
Contact: 613-533-2506
Hours: Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm

Telehealth Ontario
Telehealth Ontario is a free service provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care that allows Ontario residents to speak to a Registered Nurse with their medical or health questions any time of the day or night.
Website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario#section-0
Contact: 1-866-797-0000

Student Wellness Services
Offers students private appointments with an experienced professional counsellor for confidential crisis support.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/studentwellness/counselling-services
Contact: 613-533-6000 x78264
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Address: 146 Stuart Street, Kingston

School of Graduate Studies Embedded Counsellor
Graduate studies provide opportunities for exciting new challenges and experiences. However, there are times when it can seem overwhelming. If you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, sad, lonely or distressed, you do not need to handle it alone. The School of Graduate Studies has an embedded counsellor who provides individual counselling services to graduate students.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/sgs/sgs-counsellor
Contact: 613-533-2136

Good 2 Talk
Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.
Website: http://www.good2talk.ca/
Contact: 1-866-925-5454

Kingston Community Counselling Centres
K3C Community Counselling Centres offers a variety of services geared toward helping our clients overcome adversity.
Website: http://www.k3c.org/
Contact: 613-549-7850
Address: 417 Bagot St, Kingston

Psychology Today’s Therapists Directory
Your SGPS Health and Dental Plan covers up to $500 a year in private counselling sessions. If you would like to meet with an off campus counselor, but do not know where to start, this website provides a good starting point.
Website: https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/

Telephone Aid Line Kingston
Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK) is a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental volunteer-based support service. Our aim is to meet the needs of a diverse population by providing an empowering, empathetic, and safe environment through the provision of a listening phone service, as well as community outreach and education.
Website: http://www.telephoneaidlinekingston.com/
Contact: 613-544-1771
Hours: 7pm – 3am, everyday

Housing Anywhere
Queen’s University is a partner of HousingAnywhere.com, the international student-to-student housing platform. Students who are coming from abroad to Kingston can find & book a student room on www.HousingAnywhere.com. The rooms on this platform are offered by our students that go abroad for a study abroad semester, exchange, Erasmus or internship. Using the platform itself is completely free for you as a student; when you make a concrete booking an administrative fee will be charged as a part of Housing Anywhere’s secure booking system.
Website: https://housinganywhere.com/

Holiday Housecheck
Holiday Housecheck is a service in which Queen’s students, employed by the AMS Municipal Affairs Commission, will collect your house’s mail and conduct a full exterior check twice weekly over the December break. This exterior check includes ensuring that all doors are closed and locked, all windows are closed and intact, examining the premises for a sign of break-in, and contacting the tenant, landlord, and/or police in the event of an incident.
Contact: municipal@ams.queensu.ca
Booking: http://myams.org/holiday-housecheck-form/

Kingston Property Standards
The City has a Property Standards Bylaw and a Yards Bylaw which set out the minimum standards for building and property maintenance within the city. Standards prescribed in these Bylaws are intended to outline the reasonable maintenance and upkeep of yards, buildings and properties.
Website: https://www.cityofkingston.ca/resident/property-standards
Contact: 613-546-4291x 4921

Queen’s Community Housing
Community Housing manages the student rental properties owned by Queen’s University. This includes two apartment complexes located at west campus – An Clachan and John Orr Tower – as well as a variety of apartments and houses in the Student Village (Core Rentals) around campus.
Website: http://community.housing.queensu.ca/
Contact: 613.533.2501
Address: 169 University Avenue, Kingston

Four Directions Aboriginal Centre
The Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre, or 4D as it is affectionately called, strives to be a home away from home, a hub of activity and a key resource for Queen’s Indigenous students. Come and hang out or study in our lounge with free wifi and cable TV, grab a snack or a meal in our fully equipped kitchen, and do your laundry for free! We offer academic tutoring and advising, cultural programming, Indigenous focused library, and a range of workshops designed to support you, academically, socially and culturally.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/fdasc
Contact:613-533-6970
Address: 146 Barrie, Kingston

Queen’s University International Centre
The Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) is a support service for all members of the Queen’s community and through its activities promotes an internationally informed and cross-culturally sensitive learning environment.
Website: http://quic.queensu.ca
Contact: 613-533-2604

Campus Security and Emergency Services
The mandate of Campus Security and Emergency Services is to promote a safe and welcoming environment that recognizes and is respectful of the diverse nature of the Queen’s Community.
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/security
Contact: 613-533-6733, Emergencies Only 613-533-6111, Off-Campus Response 613-533-2922
Address: Fleming Hall, Jemmett Wing, Rm 202

Queen’s First Aid
Queen’s First Aid Campus Response Team is a university campus first aid response team serving Queen’s University and its direct community in Kingston.
Website: http://queensfirstaid.com/
Contact: qfa@clubs.queensu.ca
Address: 51 Bader Lane, Kingston

LGBT Youth Line
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line exists to provide service for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth in Ontario. Working within an anti-oppression and anti-racist framework, we provide leadership opportunities, outreach, confidential peer support and referrals by telephone, texting and online.
Website: http://www.youthline.ca/
Contact: 1-800-268-9668

Out in Kingston
Lists all the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender events taking place in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Listings are free to local LGBT community groups and businesses.
Website: http://www.outin.ca
Contact: 1-800-268-9668

Trans Family Kingston
We are a group of transgender individuals and their family members and supporters in Kingston, Ontario. We have found that it can be very helpful to connect with other people who are on the same journey, either as a transgender person, or as a parent, sibling, spouse, child or friend of a trans person.
Website: http://www.transfamilykingston.com/

Education on Queer Issues Project (EQuIP)
The Education on Queer Issues Project (EQuIP) is a student-run organization under the AMS’ Social Issues Commission. Its purpose is to create a safe environment for individuals on Queen’s campus and in Kingston of all sexual/romantic orientations and gender identities. EQuIP strives to create a fun, welcoming, and educational community for queer and queer-positive individuals while advocating for human rights and raising awareness about queer-related issues.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/equipqueens/

The Room of Requirement
The Room of Requirement is a free drop off and pick up location for used items. There is no cost associated!
Address: JDUC, 3rd floor

Queen’s Earth Centre
The Earth Centre offers Queen’s students, faculty and community members an opportunity to transform their environmental concern into positive action through green consumerism and innovative discussion. The Earth Centre encourages students to engage in positive dialogue about the environment through exposure to new information and opinions on environmental topics. The products The Earth Centre carries offer a more sustainable, responsible alternative to students’ consumer needs.
Website: http://www.queensearthcentre.org/

Queen’s Local Food Guide
We hope that this guide can serve as a useful tool for learning about and accessing local food at Queen’s University and in our nearby Kingston community. We wanted to show how accessible and convenient getting local food can be—even as a student!
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/sustainability/campus-initiatives/food/local-food-guide