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Kingston Home Base Non-Profit Housing Inc

Site: Kingston - Montreal St

Service: In From the Cold Emergency Shelter and 540 Drop-in

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-531-3779 ext 121
After Hours Phone 613-531-3779
Fax 613-544-3629
Primary Contact Amanda Brierley, Supervisor; Phone: 613-531-3779 ext 108
Alternate Contact Colleen McAlister, Program Manager; Phone: 613-542-6672 ext 109; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Dawn Sadler, Planning & Communications Specialist; Phone: 613-542-6672; Email:
Primary Executive Amanda Brierley, Supervisor; Phone: 613-542-6672 ext 108; Email:
Alternate Executive Tom Greening, Executive Director; Phone: 613-542-6672 ext 102; Email:
Address & Map
540 Montreal St
Kingston, ON K7K 3J2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (23 Apr 2020): In from the Cold Shelter has been moved to a new location (670 MacLean Crt) to allow for better social distancing. See OCR4757 for additional information. Transportation being arranged for intake.

Co-ed overnight emergency shelter and daytime drop-in * capacity 35 beds for overnight clients * light evening meal * breakfast in the morning * showers * laundry facilities

540 Drop-in: for homeless people only * Internet accessible computer * public phone
Hours COVID19: Emergency Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kingston
Eligibility Ages: 25 year(s) and up 
Shelter: individuals 25 years and older who are in need * teenagers are referred to the Kingston Youth Shelter * 540 Drop-In: individuals who are homeless
Application Call or drop in to book a bed for the night
Languages English
Fees None
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000; Agency 1987
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 129397709 RR0001 ; United Way ; Various sources such as: government agencies, concerned citizens, community organizations, local businesses and religious groups.
Print Material Brochures
Date Updated 09 Jul 2019
Service Categories Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women

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