Our Mission: Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold.
Girls Inc. Limestone provides life-skills education and mentoring programs for girls,
and is at the heart of girls' lives and forefront of the girls' rights movement. With
programs that are grounded in research and tested in the field, our organization
celebrates and empowers girls and young women, and advocates for an equitable
The compelling voices and perspectives of girls and women are woven throughout our
work, which includes engaging programs, original research that highlights underlying
causes and effective solutions for girls' issues, and persuasive advocacy at both local
and national levels.
Girls Inc. Limestone was founded as Big Sisters of Kingston in 1972 by a small group
of women dedicated to improving the life situation of girls in the Kingston community.
Since that time, we have grown to serve more than 1,000 girls each year throughout
Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Hastings and Prince Edward County in Southeast
Ontario. Download our Agency Overview for more detailed information on our support
of girls and young women.
STRONG LEADERSHIP for quality assurance, financial transparency, planning and
fund development is provided by a dedicated and knowledgeable Board of Directors.
Operations and program delivery is managed by a team of staff members who work
together to ensure high quality programs are delivered that meet the needs of our
community in accordance with our strategic plan. Follow our link to download our
Board and Staff Member Listing.