Southern Frontenac Community Services, located at 4295 Stagecoach Road, Sydenham, offer services to seniors, physically disabled adults and low income households. Most of the services include the areas of rural Kingston and South Frontenac Township (Districts of Storrington, Loughborough and Portland). The Mission of South Frontenac Community Services Corporation in cooperation with their partners, is to facilitate and provide health support services, social and cultural support programs. For further information about the services offered phone 613-376-6477 or 1-855-279-2052 or see their website.

Social Services – for information about social services in Ontario see the Ministry website.

The City of Kingston is the service manager for the city and the County of Frontenac for the administration of various community programs. Together with partners, residents, agencies and boards they work with residents that need temporary help with the cost of food, shelter, childcare and related essential needs. Offices are located at 362 Montreal St, Kingston. For further information, phone 613-546-2695.

Do you need to apply for temporary financial assistance? Find out how to access Ontario Works.

Maltby Centre – Mental Health & Autism Services for Children & Youth

Maltby Centre (formerly Pathways) is a mental health  and autism support agency in Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Counties, dedicated to strengthening and supporting the emotional well-being of children and families. Offering a range of services including counselling, education, advocacy and other interventions in an environment of dignity and respect, Maltby Centre  is the Regional Autism lead agency and, in partnership with other agencies, offer a range of services for children and youth who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. For more information phone 613-546-1422 Ext 1, or visit their website.

Loughborough Christmas & Emergency Relief Committee

For the past 27 years, the Loughborough Christmas and Emergency Relief Committee has been providing Christmas food baskets and toys to those in our community who do not have the means to do so on their own. They also provide support to individuals and families who find themselves in difficult situations throughout the year such as those who are at risk of losing heat or electricity for their homes, loss of home due to fire or other catastrophic events. They can be reached by leaving a message at 613-572-6004 or through their website.

New Leaf Link

New Leaf Link is based in South Frontenac to serve adults with developmental and physical disabilities. New Leaf Link's day program emphasizes the Arts (e.g. drama, music and information technology), Healthy Living (e.g. nutritious food preparation, movement and social connection) and Community Participation. The program is located at 3876 Harrowsmith Road. Hours of operation are 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Tuesday through Thursday year-round. Cost to participants is $42 per day. New volunteers are welcome! Please visit for more information. To arrange a visit, to become a participant, or to find out more about volunteering, please email

Style Revival – Clothing Depot

Free clothing – located at Verona Free Methodist Church, open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. For more information contact Keilo at 613-374-5289.

Hartington Community Caring 2nd Hand Store

Located at 5597 Road 38 in Hartington (Princess Anne Community Centre)

Hours of Operation: Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. They are also open one Sunday a month. Please call one of the organizers below to verify which Sunday or check out their Facebook page.

For more information call Kathy Ward at 613-572-6958 or Cheryl Preston at 613-539-5890.


What is EarlyON?

EarlyON Child and Family Centres is designed to provide a broad set of FREE programs and resources for parents and their young children from birth to six (6) years of age. EarlyON programs are offered in more that 900 locations across Ontario.  Please visit to find and register for a spot in one of their programs.  For more information on EarlyOn locations in our area, please see their website for more information, call 613-279-3151 or email

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