Cornerstone News

October 24, 2022

Fall Newsletter 2022

Cornerstone Fall Newsletter
October 17, 2022

Booth Residents Return Home After Fire

"They’re all relieved now that we’ve gotten closer to going home. Residents are excited to just watch a movie in their room again. To sleep in their bed. To go back to the neighbourhood that is their community" says Jordan.
October 12, 2022

World Homeless Day: Homelessness for women and gender-diverse people in Ottawa is getting worse

“I’m sorry, we don’t have any beds at the moment.” It’s a phrase I say over and over throughout the day. I offer the caller other numbers at which to seek shelter, only to hear that those shelters are also full or they don’t feel safe going there.
October 6, 2022

Cranksgiving Ottawa

Last weekend an amazing community supporter, Sorya, organized Cranksgiving Ottawa in support of Cornerstone.
June 22, 2022

Summer Newsletter

June 14, 2022

Canada Supports 66 New Affordable Homes in Ottawa

June 14, 2022 - An announcement of over $22.4 million of federal funding that will be divided towards three projects to create an estimate of 66 new homes through the Rapid Housing Initiative.
May 25, 2022

2021 Annual Report

As we close the door on 2021, I can’t help but stop and reflect on the strength of Cornerstone’s Community. This past year was filled with unprecedented pressures but together, we found the strength to move on.
March 8, 2022

For IWD Let’s Rise-Up and Prioritize Gender Equity and Housing in our Recovery

January 12, 2022 – Ottawa, ON - Cornerstone Housing for Women is set to return this month to its original shelter location in Centertown after thirteen months of temporary shelter solutions. Cornerstone will be returning with 53 women.
February 2, 2022

Statement: Downtown Protest’s Impact on Cornerstone’s Emergency Women’s Shelter

January 12, 2022 – Ottawa, ON - Cornerstone Housing for Women is set to return this month to its original shelter location in Centertown after thirteen months of temporary shelter solutions. Cornerstone will be returning with 53 women.
January 28, 2022

2022 Winter Gratitude Report

With 2021 coming to an end, I reflect on my first year with Cornerstone Housing for Women and I am overwhelmed with gratitude. I am honoured to have the opportunity to work alongside the most dedicated team of staff I have come across in my career.
January 11, 2022

Cornerstone Housing for Women’s Shelter Returns to Home

January 12, 2022 – Ottawa, ON - Cornerstone Housing for Women is set to return this month to its original shelter location in Centertown after thirteen months of temporary shelter solutions. Cornerstone will be returning with 53 women.
November 23, 2021

Everyone deserves a safe, dignified home

She’d been so happy when she told us she’d found an apartment, but now she was back at the reception desk at Cornerstone Housing for Women with tears in her eyes. She wouldn’t be moving after all. For the third time in just a few months, she lost an apartment when the rental company did a background check.
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