CCSY services and financial support are available until 21 years of age. As you approach 21 you and your worker will develop a plan for your discharge. Provincially and locally there are supports available that you can be referred to.
After Care Benefits – OACAS
Youth In Transition Worker – K3C
There are many cultural groups who offer services, supports and social activities within your local communities. Examples of some local organizations and those in nearby communities can be found below.
Centre culturel Frontenac
Kingston Islamic Centre
Kingston Immigration Centre
Immigration Services – KCHC
Metis Nation of Ontario
Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Aboriginal centres on campus
St Lawrence College
Ottawa area services
Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre
Wabano Aboriginal health
Odawa Friendship Centre
Local and provincial resources are available regarding LGBTQ events and supports for youth and young adults:
Out In Kingston
Here and Queer in Kingston – Queen’s University
HIV/AIDS Regional Services
You Are Not Alone – Ontario Child Advocate
For parents of infants and children there are many resources that can be found in KFL&A communities, some resources are included below.
KFLA Public Health – Parents & Caregivers
Better Beginnings – KCHC
Pathways for Children and Youth
Ontario Early Years Centre – KIngston
LARC – Lennox and Addington
City of Kingston – Child Care Subsidy
If you encounter situations that require the advice of legal counsel or other supports, there are resources available within our community that may be of assistance to you.
Legal Aid Ontario
Queen’s Law Clinic
John Howard Society
Elizabeth Fry Society
Sports & Recreation
City of Kingston Recreation
Lennox and Addington
Wally Elmer – City of Kingston
Napanee Chill Zone – KCHC
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Lennox & Addington Public Libraries
For more information on anything about transitioning into adulthood please contact us.