core purpose

Helping youth overcome challenges


Youth Diversion helps youth overcome challenges by: Providing individualized services to divert youth from risk; Providing both intervention and prevention services; and, Working collaboratively and in partnership with youth, their families, other agencies and our community.


Everyone in our community knows about Youth Diversion & understands what we do
We are part of a community where all youth are supported in making positive choices
Our community develops the leadership capacity in all youth. Our community has a youth incarceration rate of zero%

What do you need?

Get involved.


Volunteers are a major factor in the successes that our youth achieve.  Join the 100+ community members who contribute over 13,000 hours of their time each year.



Donations and fundraising events enable our Program to meet the growing needs of youth in our community. 100% of donated funds are spent on programs and services for youth.No administrative costs are paid for through donated revenue.


For Emergency Help:
  1. Call 911
  2. Go to your local hospital
  3. Contact:
    1. Addictions & Mental Health Services KFLA 24 hour crisis line - 613-544-4229
    2. Kids Help Phone  1-800-668-6868 or txt 686868
    3. LGBT Youth Line 1-800-268-9688 or txt 647-694-4275
    4. Detox Centre  24 hour telephone line - 613-549-6461

Contact Us

559 Bagot Street
Kingston ON, Canada
K7K 3E1

P: 613-548-4535 ext 224
F: 613-548-1747

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Thank you to our sponsors:

Ontario Trillium Foundation Bell Let's Talk United Way Community Foundation for Kingston & Area Kingston City Police 175th Police Gala Alliance Security RBC Foundation Bell President's Hockey Tournament Youth in Philanthropy Queen's Focus