Dear Valued Clients, Employers and Community Partners:

As Ontario re-opens businesses and public spaces, Youthab has been preparing to gradually and safely re-open our doors.
Effective February 16th, we're excited to welcome clients back into our offices in controlled number and by appointment only.
Please adhere to protocols such as social distancing and wear a triple-layer mask at all times when inside the building.

Please note we are still providing virtual services by phone and online during this time.

For assistance, or to book an appointment, please call 613-969-0830 or 1-866-859-9222 or email us at Our messages will be checked regularly throughout business hours.

Youth Habilitation Quinte Inc. -

Career Edge -

Hastings Housing Resource Centre - 

If you are in crisis and need immediate assistance please contact the Crisis Intervention Centre 24 hours per day/7 days per week at 1‑800‑757‑7766 and ask to speak with the Crisis Intervention Centre, or present to your nearest emergency room.

We look forward to assisting you with your mental health, housing and employment needs. Please check our COVID-19 Page and our social media for regular updates. We are working hard to do our part to mitigate the spread of the virus, while maintaining services to our community.

Twitter: @youthabquinte
Facebook: @Youthab.Inc


Thank you for your patience and cooperation.


Please visit the Hastings-Prince Edward Public Health website for up-to-date local information and guidance on COVID-19.


For law and legal related questions regarding housing, debt, employment and more, please visit Steps to Justice



Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Diseases Emergencies) for Job-Protected Leave - Office of The Premier

Employer Package for Workplace Safety - HPEPH

Stop The Spread Business Information Line - Office of the Premier

Business and Employee Supports - Ontario Chamber of Commerce


Employment Insurance Information - ESDC

Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers - Government of Canada

Income Support - Income Security Advocacy Centre

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy - Government of Canada

Benefits Available During COVID-19 - Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Financial Resources - Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Financial Relief Navigator - Prosper Canada


Public Health Bulletin (March 25, 2020) - HPEPH

Covid-19 Public Resources – Public Health Ontario


Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic - CAMH

Pandemic Helpline - Addictions and Mental Health Services HPE

Self Care During COVID-19 for Youth Video - Foundry BC

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Support – Wellness Together Canada

How to Cope with Social Distancing during COVID-19 - Kids Help Phone

17 Normal Things to Feel Right Now - SELF

Coping with Stress & Anxiety during COVID-19 - Centre for Addictions and Mental Health