Who We Serve

Ryandale provides a sober living space for homeless men. It does not discriminate against past drug use, mental illness or time spent in prison. Residents spend up to one year learning life skills, healing from trauma and/or addiction and overcoming the obstacles that led them to become homeless. With Ryandale’s help, people can reduce their risk of relapsing and improve their chances of staying housed.

Our Story

Ryandale is a registered not-for-profit, charitable organization that has been supporting the Kingston homeless population for more than 25 years, and began as the Ryandale Shelter for the Homeless.

The first Ryandale transition house opened in 2010, and now with the assistance of a dedicated team of community partners Ryandale offers transitional housing to 23 people in three houses as they get ready for independent living.

Our transition houses are situated on the unceded territory of the Haudenosaunee and the Anishinaabek.
Ryandale is committed to the principles of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigenization.