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YMCA distributes donation of clothes from Gap Inc. to local agencies

Some holiday spirit arrived at the YMCA of Eastern Ontario, in the form of 92 boxes of new Banana Republic clothes donated by Gap Inc. “As soon as we heard that Gap was offering to donate new clothes, we knew that agencies across our region would be able to put

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‘Intersections’ project supports youth as part of Crime Prevention Week

Kingston Police kicked off Crime Prevention Week on Sunday Nov. 1, 2020. The week-long promotion of crime prevention is supported by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), the Ministry of the Solicitor General, and police services across Ontario and runs until Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Since the onset

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Partnership aims to enhance support for at-risk youth

Since the onset of COVID-19, Kingston Police and Youth Diversion have been working together to address an obvious gap impacting youth in our community. Young people are falling through the cracks of many social service agencies due to the impact of COVID-19, leaving police as the last line of support,

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Youth Diversion receives $399,200 grant to expand initiative for at-risk youths

Representatives from a number of local agencies came together with excitement as MPP Ian Arthur announced a large grant through the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) would be going towards the expansion of a local initiative aimed at aiding at-risk children and youths. The announcement took place on Friday, Mar. 29,

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