Ongoing Programs

Drop-In Individual Support

Day of the week: Monday to Friday

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Description of Support:

Youth can drop in and meet with One Roof staff so that we can work together to determine how you can best be supported. Youth can be connected to community experts for support on issues relating to mental health and addictions, housing, education, employment, and more. Between 10:00 am and 2:00 p.m. daily we host safe, supportive space where youth can access WiFi, computers, showers, and laundry machines. Donated goods of food, clothing, and hygiene supplies are also available.

Counselling

Day of the week: Monday to Friday

Hours: Scheduled through One Roof Staff

Description of Support:

Sometimes youth just need someone to talk to. Counselors offer guidance for youth dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being.  One Roof on-site counselling is provided by our expert community partners who provide specialty support in many different areas including general mental health and well-being, sexual violence, addictions. Call ahead to book your appointment!

Housing Support

Day of the week: Monday to Friday

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Description of Support:

Home Base Housing’s Prevention Diversion Youth Case Managers are the first point of contact for youth who may find themselves homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and are unsure of what options may be available to them. Drop in at One Roof to talk to staff about your housing support needs. Youth can also call 613-776-9996 to talk to housing support staff.

Housing 101 Workshops

Day of the week: Monday

Hours: 3:00 p.m.

Description of Support:

Every Monday at 3:00 pm, One Roof hosts a Housing 101 workshop to provide youth with information about the housing process. All are welcome to attend this workshop to learn about everything from how to search for housing, what questions to ask a landlord, how to set up rent payments, and tenant rights. This is a great opportunity for youth to get their housing questions answered.

Ontario Works Drop-In

Day of the week: Friday

Hours: 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.

 

Description of Support:

Ontario Works provides temporary financial assistance to youth residing in Frontenac County while they undertake requirements to become and stay employed. Youth attending can meet with an Ontario Works staff member to get questions answered or start an application.

Drop-In Employment Support

​KEYS and ReStart: Wed/Thurs 1 to 3 pm

ACFOMI: Mondays 10 to 2 pm

​Description of Support:

Want a job? Feeling ready to work? You can meet with ReStart on Wednesdays or KEYS Job Centre on Thursdays (both 1-3pm) for one-on-one support in reaching your job goals. These friendly experts will help you look for a job, build a resume, set some goals, practice interviews and more!

ACFOMI will be on site on Mondays to provide French-language employment services.

Drop-In Education Support

Day of the week: Monday to Friday

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Description of Support:

Connect with our Youth Hub staff to arrange support from our education partners and get on track with reaching your educational goals.

FUSE LGBTQ+ Group

Day of the week: Wednesday

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Description of Support:

FUSE is a group for queer, transgender, genderqueer, agender, genderfluid, pangender, intergender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender variant, two spirit, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, gay, pansexual, intersex, and questioning youth from 12 to 19. Attending youth talk about important issues, develop life skills, learn from community members, watch movies, make art, have fun and meet new people. For more information contact Amanda at (613)-545-3698.

New Mentality Youth Group

Day of the week: Tuesday

Hours: 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Description of Support:

The Kingston New Mentality is a group of youth aged 13-24 who are looking to make a change in the world of children and youth mental health. With the support of adult allies, youth travel around the Kingston area presenting their stories of personal experiences with mental illness to teachers, students, parents, and other mental health agencies to raise awareness about mental illness. In addition to sharing their stories, the group often plays games with their audiences to break the ice and facilitate conversation. The youth hope to stop the stigma around mental health and help others find their voice.

Good Minds Program

Day of the week: Wednesday

Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Description of Support:

The Enyonkwa'nikonhriyo:hake Program will build safety, encourage and promote wellness through practicing: Peace, inclusiveness, and respect inspired by our cultural beliefs, values and teachings.

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Phone: (613) 776-9996

Email: oneroof@kingstonhomebase.ca

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