Our Beliefs

Our Vision

Helping individuals realize their full potential within an economically and socially vibrant community.

Our Mission

Building community through innovative employment services.

Ends Statement

Connected People, 

Decent Work, 

Inclusive Communities. 

Our Values
  • RESPECT - We demonstrate fairness, consistency and compassion in our interactions with others.
  • ACCESSIBILITY - We are committed to providing services that are accessible to all.
  • DIVERSITY - We value the diversity of individual and cultural differences that enrich our community.
  • POTENTIAL - We encourage and nurture the positive potential which all people possess.
  • CHANGE - We serve to encourage the positive change of which all people are capable.
  • RESPONSIVENESS - We are flexible, responsive, and continually adapting to changes, emerging needs and opportunities.
  • FREEDOM OF CHOICE - Our clients are free to enter into or withdraw from service at any time.
  • TRUST - We are reliable, dependable and accountable for our actions.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY - We demonstrate our accountability to our clients, community, funding sources and each other, by measuring results and being fiscally responsible.
  • EXCELLENCE - We are committed to professional growth, service excellence and the highest level of customer satisfaction.
  • LEADERSHIP - We foster wise leadership at all levels and we use our expertise to influence positive social and economic change.
  • INNOVATION - We strive for continuous self development, improvement and innovation in our work. We seek new, innovative, and creative opportunities to be a leading-edge organization.

When you access services at any KEYS office you have the following rights:

  • Right to be respected
  • Right to be free from discrimination on any grounds
  • Right to individuality, dignity, and freedom of choice
  • Right to privacy and the expectation that the information you share will remain confidential
  • Right to speak and be heard
  • Right to be free from violence
  • Right to equitable opportunity
  • Right to be involved and included
  • Right to be informed
  • Right to quality, prompt services

Download our Customer Service Charter Here.

Featured Job / KEYS Job Board
Food Service Worker
Contract / Contrat
Queen's University Biological Station (QUBS) (Food Service Worker)
Leeds and Grenville
Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire 20.00
Upcoming Events / Workshops




Welcome to Kingston Night

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Thursday, March 30th, 5.00 - 7.00pm

WHERE: The Red House, 369 King Street East

KEYS Annual Job Fair

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Wednesday, 19th April, 1.00 to 5.00pm

WHERE: Portsmouth Harbour, 53 Yonge Street

Welcome to Kingston Night

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Thursday, April, 27th, 5.00 - 7.00pm

WHERE: Venue is yet to be decided

Volunteer or Donate Today
KEYS assists many people in our community through local programs and training. Find out how you can help.

Contact Us

Book an appointment to see how KEYS services can help you.

Call or email at your leisure and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Kingston (Main Office):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca

Kingston (Newcomer Services):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca


Phone: 613.382.1085
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Smiths Falls:

Phone: 613.552.2759
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca


Phone: 613.359.1140
E-Mail: elgin@keys.ca