Shelter

Our shelter provides a safe home-away-from-home feeling while women and families plan for their next steps. Skilled staff are available 24-hours a day to ensure women have the comforts of home they need, as well as counselling, housing supports, and information and connections to local resources.

Get to know what the shelter looks like before you arrive.

Cornerstone lives true to our values and is committed to ensuring our shelter and services are accessible for everyone. Please talk to us about any extra supports you may need. Line about accommodation and accessibility

Counselling

Residential Counsellors are available 24-hours a day to provide support, guidance, resources, and referrals.

Housing Supports

Residential clients have access to a housing support worker who can assist clients in finding and successfully maintaining appropriate housing while identifying and eliminating barriers to successful re-housing. The program also facilitates the development of seamless support services, connecting individuals and families to community resources to obtain and retain affordable housing that is linked to supports appropriate to their needs.

Transitional Support

The Transitional Support program provides individuals with risk assessments, safety planning, case management, referrals to community resources, as well as providing ongoing support after discharge from the residential shelter program

Family & Child Support

Cornerstone’s child and youth counsellors are available to support families while in shelter with individual counselling for women and/or children. Creative and fun child and youth programming is provided, as well as childcare needs.

Family Court Support

Our family court support worker provides emotional support, legal information, appropriate referrals and safety planning to client’s who have experienced domestic violence and are involved (or looking to get involved) in the family court process.

You are not alone. There are many other women and families just like you who have received support from Cornerstone‘s residential shelter. These are their stories:

For more information about our residential shelter and supportive programming please contact 905-372-1545. If you’d like to connect with our residential counsellors to discuss coming into shelter please call 905-372-0746.

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