BIPoC Grocery Tips for Kingston
Queen’s Yellow House knows it can be tough when students move to Kingston to figure out where to buy groceries that might not be found in your average grocery store. They asked BIPoC students who have had to navigate this challenge where they shop. See the link below for their tips and advice on where to go for various items that feel like home.
Frontenac Community Mental Health and Addiction Services
Contact: Info: 613-544-1356 Crisis: 613-544-4229
Address: 385 Princess St, Kingston
Providing take-home meals from a mobile unit, Monday – Sunday from 6 pm – 7 pm.
Address: 30 Alma St, Kingston
Lunch by George
Located very close to Queen’s campus (129 Wellington) in a discrete area, this service provides takeout meals or bagged lunches Monday – Friday from 11 am -11:30 am. Also has a Loving Spoonful Fresh Food Market Stand onsite.
Contact: 613-548-4617 x 30
Address: 129 Wellington St, Kingston
Providing takeout meals, Monday – Sunday from 11 am-1 pm
Address: 629 Princess Street, Kingston
Organizing free grocery delivery and free Kingston Food Bank delivery. You can request help using the Google form below linked below.
Queen’s Student Affairs Food Access Resources Hub
A page created for Queen’s students to provide a comprehensive list of food access resources both on campus and in the Kingston community.
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.
All Queen’s students have access to Empower Me – a mental health and wellness service that allows students to connect with qualified counsellors, consultants, and life coaches for a variety of issues. Students can access sessions delivered in person, by telephone, by video-counselling, or by e-counselling.
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.
Kingston Community Counselling Centres
K3C Community Counselling Centres offers a variety of services geared toward helping our clients overcome adversity.
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.
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.
Hours: 7pm – 3am, everyday
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.
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.
Contact: 613-546-4291x 4921
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.
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.
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.