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    Volunteers and Donations Needed

    We are always looking for volunteers to work with our frontline staff during evening and overnight shifts (hours are flexible). Responsibilities include welcoming residents, completing paperwork, cleaning and minor maintenance of the shelter, and socializing with the residents in a friendly and non-judgmental manner. We welcome volunteers who bring their own unique skills whether it […]

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    Rehabilitated and Expanded

    Our shelter at 23 Elm Street was rehabilitated and expanded (improved insulation, new windows, kitchen cupboards and fire prevention system) with the generous support of a RRAP Grant from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and a SCPI grant from the Government of Canada. We have a private space within our house for families […]

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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volunteer-homeless-kingston

Volunteers and Donations Needed

We are always looking for volunteers to work with our frontline staff during evening and overnight shifts (hours are flexible). Responsibilities include welcoming residents, completing paperwork, cleaning and minor maintenance of the shelter, and socializing with the residents in a friendly and non-judgmental manner. We welcome volunteers who bring their own unique skills whether it […]

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homeless-shelter-kingston

Rehabilitated and Expanded

Our shelter at 23 Elm Street was rehabilitated and expanded (improved insulation, new windows, kitchen cupboards and fire prevention system) with the generous support of a RRAP Grant from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and a SCPI grant from the Government of Canada. We have a private space within our house for families […]

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