Our Stories

Meet Alaina.

I grew up in Brockville, Ontario with my parents and brother. We lived a pretty normal life. I went from a life of not fitting in, struggling with depression and anxiety, and not having a home to having a community, mental health supports, and a home of my very own.

Cornerstone literally saves women’s lives. If it weren’t for Cornerstone I don’t know where I’d be. “I have never had my own apartment before that I could afford. I remember the day I got my keys, I just stood there, crying with joy.” If it weren’t for the stability provided by the staff and community at the MacLaren Residence I wouldn’t have been able to get to a place of my own.” Read More...

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