If you are in crisis, emotional distress, or at risk of suicide call 9-1-1, go to the local hospital emergency room, or call the mental health crisis line at 613-544-4229 or if you are a KHSC staff member, contact Homewood Human Solutions at 1-800-663-1142. Someone is there to help.

Spiritual Health Services


Restore Your Spirit at KHSC

Spiritual Health services at KGH site (available 24/7)

Spiritual Health at KHSC involves providing compassionate patient and family centred care, including services for KHSC staff.  Spiritual Health Practitioners are professionally educated and clinically trained to serve people of all walks of life and can be an important support for you.

Request a visit with a Spiritual Health Practitioner or a Roman Catholic Chaplain: 

  • For the KGH site leave a message at 613-548-6094. These messages are monitored 8am-4pm Monday through Friday.
  • At KGH call switchboard by dialing 0 and ask for the on-call Spiritual Health Practitioner or Roman Catholic Chaplain.
  • For the HDH site a Spiritual Health Practitioner is available Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through pager 613-546-7507.
  • You can contact the Spiritual Health, Mission & Ethics office at HDH ext. 2231.

At KHSC there are three sacred spaces for quiet reflection, meditation or prayer:

Hotel Dieu Hospital Chapel

Sydenham 2 (at Sydenham Street entrance)
Open 6 am to 5:45 pm weekdays
Mass: 11:30 am, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Inter-Faith Centre
Room 390, Sydenham 3
Open 6 am to 5:45 pm weekdays
The Inter-Faith Centre is a sacred space for quiet prayer, meditation and reflection. Religious books are available for the major faith traditions; information about other faith traditions is available upon request from the Spiritual Health, Mission & Ethics office at ext. 2231. Human and animal images are prohibited to ensure all faith traditions are honoured in this centre.

Kingston General Hospital Chapel
Kidd 2
Open all hours
Non-denominational service 0900-0910 Monday to Friday; Roman Catholic Mass:  Sunday, 9:30 a.m.



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