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DSO South East Region

We serve

  • Frontenac
  • Prince Edward
  • Lennox & Addington
  • Leeds & Grenville
  • Lanark
  • Hastings
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  • 1. Main Office

    Extend a Family Kingston, 361 Montreal Street, Kingston, K7K 3H4, Ontario, Canada

Contact information

Office hours

  • Monday - Friday

    8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

COVID-19 update

In order to ensure the health and wellbeing of the people we serve, our staff, and their families, effective at noon, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the EAFK office, including Developmental Services Ontario South East Region will be closed to the public for an indefinite period of time.

This action has been taken after thoughtful consideration, in an effort to control the transmission of the Covid-19 virus.

Our staff remains available by telephone and/or email, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00p.m.

Phone: (613) 544-8939
Toll Free: 1-855-237-6737

About your DSO agency

DSO SER is funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, and is administered by Extend-A-Family Kingston.

We follow our agency’s Mission: Extend-A-Family Kingston is a registered charity providing individuals with disabilities and their families with coordinated access to regional services, respite, inclusive programs and opportunities for personal growth, development and achievement of life goals.

Extend-A-Family Kingston is not-for-profit organization that provides services and support to individuals who have a developmental disability and their families. Our programs focus on enhancing healthy, social, and educational lifestyles.

Extend-A-Family Kingston was established in 1981 with a goal of providing individuals who have a disability with opportunities to develop friendships and integrate into their communities.

Extend-A-Family Kingston is committed to providing a range of supports and services to individuals with a disability and their families. As a not-for-profit organization, Extend-A-Family Kingston is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. We provide a choice of services and supports for children with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as a range of services and supports for adults with a developmental disability.

The programs for children include family support, respite, inclusive seasonal camps, recreational programs and community participation supports. While the Adult Day Program focuses on enhancing social, educational, healthy lifestyles and providing recreational opportunities for all program participants.

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MCCSS Compliance

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) conducts compliance inspections of all ministry-funded Developmental Services Ontario agencies under the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 (SIPDDA). DSO SER was found to be in compliance with Ontario Regulation 299/10 of SIPDDA (Quality Assurance Measures) and/or policy directives applicable to MCCSS-funded services and supports for adults with developmental disabilities. View the compliance letter.

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It is important to keep your area DSO up to date when there are any changes in your situation. For example, call us if you are planning to move or change your phone number. This helps us to make sure that we have your current contact information and to confirm that you wish to remain on the service registry.

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