Programs & Services

Independent Living Centre Kingston is a disability resource centre. We provide information, support, and skills-building programs that address disability issues in the community. We support people with disabilities, their families, and the community. All of our programs and services are free.

Information & Referral

Information Services
Our Information Services help connect people with community income support programs, recreation, attendant services, poverty relief, social supports, etc. We assist with the process of applying for programs such as Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and the Disability Tax Credit.

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Access Kingston
This resource reviews accessibility at key locations in the Kingston region. It was developed by people with disabilities. The guide is presented online in .pdf format.
Access Kingston complete
Sections:
01 Community Services
02 Dining.
03 Entertainment
04 Hotels & Motels
05 Medical Supply
06 Medical Services
07 Parks.
08 Places of Interest
09 Tourism & Leisure
10 Veterinary Services
11 End Items

Peer Support

Peer Support Programs allow individuals with disabilities to share experiences and knowledge. Participants share information about managing a disability and help each other in developing strategies to overcome barriers. We offer one-to-one support, a weekly social group, and a monthly diners' club. For more information contact the centre at 613-542-8353 or progrmas@ilckingston.com

Independent Living Skills Development

Independent Living Skills Development Services assist individuals to find the resources they need and develop life management skills to reach their goals.

Community Development

Resource Centre
Our resource centre has an extensive community resource library that offers information on topics such as food, shelter, and disability services in our community. We also offer a computer lab with internet access equipped with accessibility features such as voice input and voice output software.

Direct Funding Self-managed Attendant Services

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Direct Funding Self-managed Attendant Services enables adults with physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendants. Attendants assist with routine activities of living, such as dressing, grooming and bathing. As employers, participants are fully responsible for managing their own employees within a budget that is developed on an individual basis. For more information: Direct Funding Ontario.
To learn about how Direct Finding can affect its' participants, read Angela Hurrell - My Self-Esteem And Freedom Is Back.

Access to Volunteering

The Access to Volunteering Program assists people with disabilities to volunteer in the community. We help participants overcome barriers, and develop and build their skills to become successful in their volunteer positions. For more information contact Tracey at 613-542-8353 or email programs@ilckingston.com

    Donate

    100% of all donations go to support the services & programs of Independent Living Centre Kingston.
    To donate and for more information:

    link to ILCK donate page

    Get Involved

    Volunteer

    Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people, and it helps build a stronger community. At Independent Living Centre Kingston, our volunteers are a valuable part of our team and contribute to the success of the delivery of services for persons with disabilities in our community. For more information on how to get involved.

    Join ILCK

    Have you used the resources and services of ILCK? Do you want to support people with disabilities in the Kingston area? Help us and make your voice heard by becoming a member of Independent Living Centre Kingston. For more information on how to get involved.

    Contact Us

    Address: 540 Montreal St., Kingston, ON K7K 3J2
    Ph: 613-542-8353
    Fax: 613-542-4783
    For staff emails and map click: Contact Us

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