Legal and Community Resources for Kingston Area Clients

If you find yourself needing answers to some questions about aspects of family law, wanting to start a court action, ready to negotiate a separation agreement or you have been served with court documents, you will need to access resources to help you sort out the next steps.


It can be difficult to find legal assistance. If you need preliminary help, start with the Family Law Information Clinic (FLIC) located at 469 Montreal Street, Kingston. The Clinic is staffed by local family lawyers and clients are served on a first-come-first-served basis. There is no fee for this service provided you economically qualify.


FLIC hours are:

Mondays and Tuesdays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)

Thursdays noon - 4:00 pm

Fridays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


You can access a 30 minute free consultation for any legal matter either over-the-phone or in-person by contacting the Law Society of Upper Canada, Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-268-8326 or online at


You may be eligible to apply to Legal Aid Ontario


To get better acquainted with the basics of family law, we’ve also included the Courts of Justice Act regarding Ontario’s Family Law Rules


Once, you have determined you need a lawyer to represent you, please contact us to discuss your matter.


Other legal resources in Kingston include:


Kingston Community Legal Clinic 613-541-0777

The Legal Clinic 613-279-3252

Toll-free 1-888-777-8916

Queen’s Law Clinics 613-533-2102

Legal Aid Ontario 1-800-668-8258

Family Court Support Worker 613-549-7850

Victim-Witness Assistance Program 613-545-2455

Kingston Mediation Services 613-547-8776

Human Rights Legal Support Centre 1-866-625-5179,

Pro Bono Ontario 1-855-255-7256


Community resources include:

AMHS – KFLA Crisis Line 613-544-4229

Salvation Army Supervised Access 613-542-8533

Sexual Assault Centre Crisis Line 613-544-6424

Kingston Interval House for Abused Women – Crisis line 613-546-1777

Toll-free 1-800-267-9445

TransHealth Clinic at Kingston Community Health Centres 613-542-2949,

Kingston Health Sciences Centre 613-544-3400, ext.3582

Rainbow Health Ontario 1-416-324-4100,

The Canadian Mental Health Association – Kingston Branch 613-549-7027

TransFamily Kingston

LGBT Youth Line 1-800-268-9688, text: 647-694-4275

Trans Lifeline 1-877-330-6366,

Kingston Youth Shelter 613-766-3200,

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