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Queen's University
 

Health and Safety

 

BabyTalk Drop-Ins

Phone:613-549-1154 (BabyTalk hotline), 1-800-267-7875, ext. 1555
Website: http://www.healthunit.on.ca/

Address:

221 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON
K7M 1V5

Drop-ins are held each day of the week at different locations in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington. Call the BabyTalk phone line for specific locations and times. Public Health Nurses meet with mothers one on one. Mothers can drop by for information and receive help with breastfeeding, infant feeding, growth and development questions, or get connect with community resources. The drop-ins provide an opportunity for mothers to meet and support one another.

 

Breastfeeding Buddies

Phone:613-549-1154 or 1-800-267-7875, ext. 555

Address:

221 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON
K7M 1V5

A program in which public health nurses train volunteers who have or are breastfeeding their own babies. These volunteers then provide ongoing telephone support to new mothers. The program is run by KFL&A Public Health.

 

Greater Kingston After Hours Medical Clinic

Phone:613-546-5506

Address:

775 Strand Boulevard
Kingston, ON
K7P 2S7

The After Hours Medical Clinic provides walk-in service for non-life threatening health problems. It is operated free-of-charge by local area physicians. Valid health card required.
Hours: Monday - Friday: 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health

Phone:613-549-1232
Website: http://www.healthunit.on.ca/

Address:

221 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON
K7M 1V5

KFL&A Public Health offers a number of services which will assist parents in learning about pregnancy, baby care, and parenting. Public Health offers several services, including Early Expressions (speech and language development support), BabyTalk (an information phone line for parents), Healthy Babies, Healthy Children, prenatal classes, breastfeeding classes, and various drop-in programs. Parents and caregivers can call the BabyTalk phone line at 613-549-1154 or 1-800-267-7875, ext. 1555 from Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and ask questions regarding pregnancy, child care, parenting, and children’s health.

 

Pathways for Children and Youth

Phone:613-546-1422 ext. 1
Website: http://www.pathwayschildrenyouth.org/

Address:

Kingslake Plaza
1201 Division Street, Suite 215
Kingston, ON
K7K 6X4

Pathways for Children and Youth is a mental health agency in Frontenac, Lennox and Addington counties, dedicated to strengthening and supporting the emotional well-being of children and families. Pathways offer a range of services including counselling, education, advocacy and other interventions in an environment of dignity and respect. Some of the children Pathways help have difficulties with their behaviour, getting along with others, self-esteem or emotions. Some have experienced mental health problems such as depression, withdrawal, loss, anxiety, aggression or have been impacted by family violence, sexual or physical abuse, family distress, trauma, substance abuse or parent-child conflict.
The Community Site Services include: assessment and consultations, individual, family and group counselling as well as parenting programs. The Autism Initiative offers specific services to children and families of children with autism. Services are available for children and youth aged 0-18 years and all services are goal-focused.
Pathways is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours appoinments are available upon request. There is no fee for service. Pathways has two offices in Kingston, as well as offices in Amherstview, Napanee, Sydenham, Sharbot Lake and Northbook.

Queen's Human Resources
Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock Wing
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
T: 613.533.2070 | F: 613.533.6196
hradmin@queensu.ca