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    Thank you to Our Community Partners for Introducing Ryandale’s New Donation Box

    August 28, 2014 Ryandale Shelter has launched a new fundraising campaign to have Ryandale cash donation boxes set up in local businesses and other organizations on behalf of the homeless. Funds will maintain and enhance shelter services, helping to ensure that the basic human right to shelter is met across the Kingston community. We are […]

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    United Way’s Day of Caring Brightens Look & Feel of Ryandale Properties

    June 06, 2014 Ryandale Shelter recently welcomed the exciting opportunity to take part in the United Way’s Day of Caring, in which some 40 hard-working volunteers completed various gardening and maintenance tasks at both of Ryandale’s properties. The emergency shelter at 23 Elm Street and the Transition House received a summer makeover thanks to the […]

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    Ryandale Shelter Awarded Home Depot Grant for New Roof

    May 2014 Ryandale Shelter is thrilled to announce that a significant portion of the cost of a new roof for our shelter at 23 Elm Street will be funded by the Home Depot Canada Foundation, an initiative to fund repairs to housing accommodation for Canadian youth in need. Renovations later this summer will include the […]

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    Volunteers & Donations Needed

    There are many ways to help people struggling with homelessness and one way is with the gift of your time. We are always looking for volunteers to help around the shelter and support our front-line staff and residents. Responsibilities include welcoming and socializing with residents in a friendly and non-judgmental manner, as well as minor […]

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    Ryandale Shelter Rehabilitated & Expanded

    February 04, 2014 Our shelter at 23 Elm Street has been rehabilitated and expanded, including improved insulation, new windows and kitchen cupboards, and a fire prevention system with the generous support of a RRAP grant from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and a SCPI grant from the Government of Canada. We would also like […]

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    New Family Unit Ensures Privacy, Respect & Comfort for Homeless Families with Children

    September 2010 An exciting renovation project has been underway at our shelter on 23 Elm Street to add a 6-bed family unit to the 2nd story, increasing Ryandale Shelter’s ability to accommodate homeless couples or single adults with children. This ambitious project was possible thanks to the federal government’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy and the generous […]

Our Mission

Do you need emergency shelter? If you are homeless and need support, please call us at 613-548-8466 or drop into 23 Elm St.

Click here for a map showing Ryandale’s location

We are open every day from 4 pm to 8 am. Hopefully we will have space for you, if not staff will direct you to other shelters in the city, which can meet your needs.

We’re proud to be part of the¬†United Way¬†family.

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Thank you to Our Community Partners for Introducing Ryandale’s New Donation Box

August 28, 2014 Ryandale Shelter has launched a new fundraising campaign to have Ryandale cash donation boxes set up in local businesses and other organizations on behalf of the homeless. Funds will maintain and enhance shelter services, helping to ensure that the basic human right to shelter is met across the Kingston community. We are […]

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day of caring

United Way’s Day of Caring Brightens Look & Feel of Ryandale Properties

June 06, 2014 Ryandale Shelter recently welcomed the exciting opportunity to take part in the United Way’s Day of Caring, in which some 40 hard-working volunteers completed various gardening and maintenance tasks at both of Ryandale’s properties. The emergency shelter at 23 Elm Street and the Transition House received a summer makeover thanks to the […]

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Ryandale Shelter Awarded Home Depot Grant for New Roof

May 2014 Ryandale Shelter is thrilled to announce that a significant portion of the cost of a new roof for our shelter at 23 Elm Street will be funded by the Home Depot Canada Foundation, an initiative to fund repairs to housing accommodation for Canadian youth in need. Renovations later this summer will include the […]

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