Community & Online Supports

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 child care
  • Employment and training

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


Phone: 613-969-0830

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.

Central Intake

Phone: 310-OPEN (6736)

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.

Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte & District

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

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.

SAY OutLoud!

Phone: 613-985-9650

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.

BounceBack: Reclaim your health

Phone: 1-866-345-0224

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.

Queen’s Student Wellness Services Self-Help Workbooks

Your Best You: Improving Your Mood

This workbook can help you:

  •  Understand your mood
  •  Develop practical problem-solving skills
  •  Learn to manage your mood

Your Best You: Managing Your Anxiety

This workbook provides: 

  • Educational information regarding anxiety
  • Basic anxiety management techniques
  • Coping strategies for specific types of anxiety

Just As I Am: The Practice of Self-Care and Compassion

This workbook can help you:

  • Free yourself from self-criticism
  • Free yourself from feelings of low self-worth
  • Relate to yourself with more flexibility and kindness