Community Wellness Supports

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My SSP: Mental Wellness Student Support Program

Loyalist Student Government is pleased to offer the innovative My SSP: Mental Wellness Student Support Program which provides 24/7 mental health support to all Loyalist College full-time and part-time day students at the Belleville, Bancroft, and Port Hope campuses. Students have access to support from counsellors who speak their language, understand their culture, and the unique challenges they face. The My SSP app provides students with access to a wide variety of articles, videos, and other mental health resources as well as direct access to a counsellor by telephone or chat. Support is available anywhere in the world and in multiple languages.

Hastings County Community Services Booklet

Hastings County provides a broad range of human services to its 14 member municipalities and the separated cities of Belleville and Quinte West. The Community Services booklet outlines the services offered in this area, including the following:

  • Meals and clothing
  • Transportation and recreation
  • Housing and childcare
  • Employment and training

Click here to access the current edition of the Hastings County Community Services booklet.


Youthab is a community-based non-profit organization helping young people in the Quinte area obtain and maintain safe and affordable housing, good mental health, and employment.

They also offer a Substance Use Program. Click here to learn more.

Phone: 613-969-0830

Central Intake

Central Intake is a free, confidential service that provides information, support, and referrals to all mental health and addiction services in the Hastings and Prince Edward area.

Phone: 310-OPEN (6736)

Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte & District

Through counselling and support groups, Safe Place drop-in, and Paths of Courage Residential Healing Program, SACQD staff and volunteers reach out to sexual assault survivors and their families. Visit for more information.

Phone: 613-967-6300
24-hour crisis support: 1-877-544-6424

SAY OutLoud!

SAY OutLoud is an alternative youth group that offers a warm, inviting, and safe place in the community for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, inter-sex, two-spirited, queer, questioning youth and their allies.

Phone: 613-985-9650.

BounceBack: Reclaim your health

BounceBack: Reclaim your health is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth ages 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. This program includes videos, telephone coaching and workbooks.
Phone: 1-866-345-0224

Gleaners Food Bank

Are you struggling with food insecurity? Please know Gleaner’s Food Bank in Belleville can help you in a time of need.

Gleaners Food Bank (Quinte) Inc.
25 Wallbridge Crescent
Belleville, Ontario
K8P 1Z3

Phone: 613-962-9043
Fax: 613-962-8627

Hours: Monday to Friday from 9 am – 12 pm