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Vision / Mission / Values

Our Vision A community where people have wellness, acceptance and a sense of belonging. Our Mission As a leading, transformative and collaborative organization, AMHS-KFLA’s mission is to provide responsive, high-quality, community-based addiction and mental health services that empower the people it serves to be well and achieve their full potential. Our Values Compassion A welcoming and inclusive organization, we cultivate relationships with all…
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Board of Directors

Join Our Board Make a lasting, positive impact on AMHS-KFLA and our community. This volunteer role requires: 10 hours/month for a 3-year term Attendance at monthly meetings Service on at least one committee Attendance at community functions and agency events as required Skill providing guidance and support for strategic decision-making, planning, fundraising, stewardship and policy…
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Client Advisory Committee

AMHS-KFLA’s Client Advisory Committee is comprised of clients of the agency working together, as peers, to create opportunities for social interactions among clients and to provide guidance for the organization on improving client-focused services. The Client Advisory Committee’s objectives are to: Provide client input into the functioning of the agency’s community mental health services and…
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Staff Team

CEO – Don Seymour Don Seymour brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to AMHS-KFLA, with a focus on implementing change and building sustainable community partnerships. Don has been a strong mental health advocate and champion for many years, most recently in his role as CEO at CMHA Middlesex in London, ON. In 2003, Don was awarded…
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History

1971-1975 Co-op homes established for discharged Kingston Psychiatric Hospital Rehabilitation Unit clients 1976 Friends of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital incorporated to oversee the co-op homes program 1983 Name change to Kingston Friendship Homes 1990 Housing Registry launched 1997 Assertive Community Treatment Team created; closure of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital 1998 Sponsorship of Family Resource Centre 2000 Development…
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Plans

AMHS-KFLA’s 2016 Strategic Plan sets out 3 Strategic Directions for the agency Lead and support system change: Embrace and create collaborations that lead to better outcomes for individuals and community Be generous with all resources Ensure alignment with best practices, funder goals and society trends Create the ideal individual experience: People drive their services and…
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Partners

Community Partners 2-1-1 Ontario | Community Resources Addictions and Mental Health Services – Hastings Prince Edward Alcoholics Anonymous Kingston Alzheimer Society of KFLA Career Edge Family & Children’s Services KFLA Harbour Light Centre (men only) HIV AIDS Regional Services Home Base Housing Hotel Dieu Detox Centre KFLA Public Health Kingston Community Health Centre Kingston Interval…
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Privacy

Privacy and Your Personal Health Information: A Guide to the Collection, Use and Disclosure At Addiction & Mental Health Services – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (AMHS-KFLA), we collect personal health information (PHI) about you. This information may have come to us directly from you or from a person acting on your behalf. The personal…
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Accessibility

Addiction and Mental Health Services – KFLA (AMHS-KFLA) welcomes and values the contribution of persons with disabilities by providing equitable access to all services, programs and opportunities.  We are committed to promoting, providing and maintaining an environment where respect, independence, and dignity are demonstrated at all times to all clients, staff and volunteers equally. When…
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Accreditation

Accreditation is an important quality improvement process for an organization to experience. The accreditation process demonstrates to our valued stakeholders (persons served, families, staff, community partners, funders) that we strive to ensure our services are of the highest quality by meeting internationally recognized standards. In 2018, we will be applying for Accreditation through the CARF.…
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