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An innovative regional program funded by the South East Local Health Integration Network.

Are you a woman who:

Is pregnant and/or parenting children under the age of six and has been or currently is substance involved or receiving methadone treatment?

Thrive offers:

  • Counselling using a harm reduction approach
  • In-hospital and in-home support visits
  • Advocacy
  • Transportation support
  • Parenting support and education
  • A single coordinated care plan for you and your family
  • Time for you to recognize your strengths, set goals and expand your supports
  • Assistance with vouchers for groceries and prenatal vitamins

The Kingston office is located at 263 Weller Avenue. Women are welcome to self-refer to this location by contacting a counsellor at 613.453.5542 or 613.453.0737.

You can find Thrive staff working out of three area Community Health Centres: Kingston Community Health Centres, Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre, and Rideau Community Health Services.


The Thrive program was part of the study Rooming-in care for infants of opioid-dependent mothers published in the official journal of the College of Family Physicians in December 2015.