Ongoing Programs

Drop-In Individual Support

Day of the week: Monday to Friday

Hours: 9am-1pm

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 9am and 1pm 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.

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Counselling

Day of the week: Mondays & Wednesdays

Hours: Scheduled with Resolve through One Roof Staff

Description of Support:

Sometimes youth just need someone to talk to. Counsellors 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.

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Young Women's Empowerment Group

Day of the week: Tuesdays

Hours: 2-4pm

Description of Support:
Creating a safe space for young female leaders to connect on such topics as: self-esteem, body positivity, peer pressure, dating, healthy relationships, & consent.

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Housing Support

Day of the week: Monday to Friday

Hours: 9am-4:30pm

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 613-542-6672 x 4 to talk to housing support staff.

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Housing 101 Workshops

Day of the week: Thursdays

Hours: 1-2pm

Description of Support:

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.

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FUSE LGBTQ+ Group

Day of the week: Wednesdays

Hours: 4-6pm

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.

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New Mentality Youth Group

Day of the week: Tuesdays

Hours: 3:30pm-5pm

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.

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Indigenous Programming

Day of the week: Thursdays

Hours: 5-7pm

Description of Support:
Youth are invited to participate in cultural activities such as: traditional cooking, harvesting, drumming, songs, storytelling, teachings, art, & more.

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