If this is an emergency please call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room and ask to speak with the sexual assault/domestic violence nurse
Kingston Health Sciences Centre Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Unit
Kingston General Hospital’s Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence (SA/DV) unit provides around the clock response to all forms of pediatric sexual assault, regardless of when the assault occurred. The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence team is available 24/7 at the Emergency Departments at Kingston General Hospital (KGH).
Care is provided in a secure treatment room to protect the privacy of our clients by a team of specially trained staff who are available 24 hours/day, 7 days of the week. Services are available to both adults (14 years of age and older) and children (under 14 years of age).
Pediatric care for children under 14 years of age is only available at the Kingston General Hospital site.
Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Emergency Department – SA/DV Access 24/7
41 King Street West, Kingston, ON. K7L 0A6
Go directly to the Emergency Department to access the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence nurse.
Phone: 613-549-6666, press 0 and ask for the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Nurse On-Call
Contact the Provincial Navigation Line at 1-855-NAV-SADV (628-7238)
The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston
A safe place in the community where women who have experienced sexual violence can get free, confidential, and non-judgmental counselling and support. The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston seeks to support survivors in different stages of their trauma and healing journey. We offer individual counselling for those of all genders and identities 12+, who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual violence in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington.
Toll Free: 1-877-240-0762
24 hour Crisis and Support Line: 613 544-6424
Phone: 613 545-0762 ext. 105 if you would like individual counselling
SACK Chat and Text Crisis Support, 12pm-12am 7 days a week at WeBelieveSurvivors.ca
Kingston Interval House
Kingston Interval House (KIH) is a local agency in Kingston, Ontario that provides 24-hour safe emergency shelter, community-based counselling services and Second Stage Housing to women, youth and children who have experienced violence.
KIH has a Victim Witness Worker who goes into schools to work with students who have witnessed and/or experienced domestic violence; they will also provide accompaniments to court for both populations, as well as facilitating groups for children and youth living in both second stage housing and in the community.
Priority is given to those who have been abused, or to those who fear they will be assaulted. If there is space, women and their children in housing crisis are accommodated.
The Maltby Centre
The Maltby Centre provides mental health and autism services to children and youth. We are the lead agency for both services in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington. We work with clients in one of many Maltby campuses, in their homes, in schools, or in other community locations. We work closely with numerous partner agencies to ensure successful service navigation. Maltby Centre was originally established as Pathways for Children & Youth in 1996.
Attention Youth – If you are between the ages of 12 to 18, you are eligible to receive confidential counselling with no parental consent.
Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac
Assistance for victims and survivors of crime, tragic circumstance & disaster in the city of Kingston and the County of Frontenac. Working in partnership with police, fire & rescue, paramedics, campus security and your community. Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac is committed to providing crisis response, practical assistance and supportive programs to victims of crime and tragedy within Frontenac County.
Available programs include Crisis Intervention, Anti-Human Trafficking, Safety Planning and the Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP).
Located in the Kingston Police Station, 705 Division St, Kingston, ON. K7K 4C2
Office Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Neighbours, Friends and Families
Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children
Public Education Campaign
Neighbours, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help. It engages the power of everyday relationships to help keep women and their children safe.
Kids Help Phone
A toll-free, national, bilingual, phone and web counselling, referral and information service for children and youth providing immediate anonymous and confidential support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Help topics include Bullying, Dating, Family, LGBTQ, School, Sexting, Violence & Abuse, the Internet and more.
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line is a toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support phone line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, 2-spirited, queer and questioning young people. The Youth Line also provides its peer-support service online through messenger and e-mail response. TTY service is available. Confidential, Free, and Non-Judgmental Peer Support. Hours of Operation: Sunday – Friday, 4:00pm – 9:30pm
Toll free: 1-800-268-9688
Text Us: 647-694-4275
E-mail us your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. If we receive your question outside of our hours of operation we’ll get back to you the next day.
Chat with Peer Support Volunteer
Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.
Hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people on any day from 10:00 am – 4:00 am EST.