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About Our Programs

Dawn House operates an Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing Programs and a Supportive Housing Program through its two locations at 965 Milford Drive and 805 Ridley Drive.

Eligibility

  • You identify as a woman 18 years of age or older

  • You are homeless or currently vulnerable housed

  • Your annual net income is $27,500/year or less

  • You have barriers preventing you from securing housing

  • You agree to actively participate in the supports and programs Dawn House provides

Milford Drive Location

  • Transitional Housing Wing is a 7 room congregate living model with shared bathrooms, showers, kitchen and living room

  • Supportive Permanent Apartments – The rent for these bachelor apartments is $587.65 and they do not turn over often.  When a vacancy occurs, women who are in one of the Transitional Housing Programs are offered the apartment.

Ridley Drive Location

  • Christine’s Hope, located in the East Wing of 805 Ridley Drive, offers 12 apartments—2 accessible, 4 1-bedroom, and 6 bachelor apartments.  Christine’s Hope supports women, and women with children.  The women in this Transitional Housing Program have achieved a level of independence and are not in need of daily intensive support.

Emergency Shelter

  • Currently in a temporary home at Queen's University until August 20, 2024. 

  • Women and agencies will need to call to reserve a bed, we will be reliant on mobile phones.  If you encounter a technical issue getting in touch by phone, please email:  info@dawnhouse.ca 

  • These are the two phones that will be onsite: 613-929-3440 and 613-929-0071
     

To apply, please print the application below and forward it by email to info@dawnhouse.ca, by fax to 613-384-2977, in-person or by direct mail at 965 Milford Drive, Kingston, ON K7P 1S2.

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