Kingston City Council votes to move forward on inclusion, compensation of unhoused population in policy making

In a Kingston City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jun. 22, 2021, which was held virtually, Councillor Jeff McLaren moved a motion regarding the inclusion of insights from people with lived experiences of homelessness into policy decisions. Councillor Robert Kiley seconded the motion.  The motion also sheds light on the structural

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Kingston Youth Services Hub aiming to solve youth homelessness

Last year, City Council approved Princess Street United Church’s conversion into a new youth centre, Kingston Youth Services Hub, to cater to the needs of at-risk homeless youth in the community.  The leading organization for the project, Home Base Housing (HBH), responsible for planning and managing the youth hub, is

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Youth Diversion receives $17k grant toward addiction workshops for elementary students

While the Bell Let’s Talk campaign undoubtedly raises mental health awareness across the country, here in Kingston, it’s also helping to raise awareness about addiction, thanks to a recently announced grant. Every year, Bell donates funds to Canadian mental health programs based on the results of Bell Let’s Talk Day.

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