My Placement Agency

“Cornerstone Housing for Women provide emergency shelter and safe affordable permanent housing for women in Ottawa, Ontario.”

“Cornerstone runs 4 housing communities for women; these four residences make up a vibrant community for women moving from homelessness to hope, healing, and housing.”

“Cornerstone residents can take part in group self-help workshops and crisis counseling, to help them on their healing journeys. Their housing communities often come together for recreational downtime, enjoying everything from barbecues and dances to dinners and fashion shows.”

“Cornerstone works closely with Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation, Centretown Community Health Centre, McPhail Baptist Church, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Ottawa Inner City Health, and other community agencies to offer programs that support case management, counseling, and housing. A spiritual care program is available to all Cornerstone residents.”

“Women at Cornerstone are encouraged to set goals and make plans to achieve them. They’re laying the foundations for stable, independent living, either in their affordable housing communities or elsewhere.”

“Cornerstone provides services to over 500 women per year.”

All information came from Cornerstone Housing for Women’s website which can be found at: