The Kingston branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association has announced it will be closing its doors by the end of March.
“It has been a privilege to serve the community of Kingston for more than 40 years. Unfortunately, the Canadian Mental Health Association Kingston Branch board of directors has made the difficult decision to close the branch effective March 31,” a news release sent on Monday said.
According to executive director Stephen Hartley, the board did not believe it would be able to sustain itself financially.
CMHA is run through the support of fundraising and grants, but with changes to health funding in Ontario, and lack of charitable funding, the organization did not believe it would be viable going forward.
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