Resources at Queens
The Student Wellness Center
Location: Mitchell Hall, 69 Union St. Kingston, ON. K7L 2N9
Contact: (613) 533-2506 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Wellness Services supports the personal, academic, and social development of students at Queen's University by providing a range of programs and services. Our mission is to provide a welcoming, confidential, and integrated service that is responsive to the needs of students.
The Peer Support Center
Location: Rooms 34 and 26, John Deutsch University Centre
Contact: 613-533-6000 ext. 75111
The Peer Support Centre is a group of dedicated student volunteers who provide welcoming, confidential, and empathetic peer-based support to students at Queen’s University. Students are encouraged to come and speak with our volunteers who will listen and offer support for any and all issues. As well, we can suggest resources available on campus and in the Kingston community.
AMS Food Bank
Location: John Deutsch University Centre, Room 343
Contact: (613) 533-6000 ex. 32737 or email@example.com
The AMS Food Bank serves confidential and non-judgmental food service to members of the Queen’s community. We are a non-profit organization, which aims to provide our clients with food services in the most comfortable environment possible. We operate mainly on donations as well as an opt-outable student fee from both the AMS and the Society for Graduate and Professional Students. As a non-profit organization, we aim for our funds to be put towards the upkeep of the Food Bank itself in the purchasing of fresh fruits, vegetables, milk and other items on a weekly basis.
Location: John Deutsch University Centre, Lower Ceilidh
Contact: for a walk: (613) 533 9255, for questions: (613) 533-6000 ex. 75061 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Walkhome is a student-run safety service at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. We provide safe walks to students both on campus and within the Kingston community. We are a completely anonymous and confidential service, so our staff members do not wear any clothes identifying them as a Walkhome team.
Campus Observation Room (COR)
Location: Victoria Hall A010
The COR is a friendly, safe, non-judgemental place where students who have had too much to drink can come sleep it off. It is a completely confidential non-medical detox service run by Student Wellness services and is aimed at reducing the risk of alcohol-related injury by assessing and monitoring intoxicated students, and referring them to a medical facility when warranted.
Location: 140 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V8
Yellow House is a safe, comfortable and accountable space for queer, racialized and marginalized students to create community, to feel empowered, to empower others, to celebrate and to honour their histories. We seek to engage students in initiatives that actively dismantle oppressive, racist and colonial ideologies and practices. Clubs currently in the House include: The African Caribbean Student Association (ACSA), The Levana Gender Advocacy Centre (LGAC), Queen's Black Academic Society (QBAS), and Queen’s University Muslim Students’ Association (QUMSA). Each of these Clubs contribute to the campus community by striving to advance social justice, anti-racism, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator - Barb Lotan
As SPVR Coordinator, Barb works closely with the Human Rights Office and other campus partners on coordinating training and education related to sexual violence and
developing the University’s central sexual violence policy and other related policies on the Queen’s campus. Additionally, Barb serves as a point of contact to provide information to students who have experienced sexual violence about the services and
supports available both on and off campus. Barb is also able to provide students with information on reporting options including the University’s non-academic misconduct system.