May 20, 2021

Cornerstone Reflection piece on conviction of Officer in George Floyd murder case

Cornerstone, along with many in our community celebrated after hearing the guilty verdict for murder and manslaughter handed down to the now former Minneapolis police officer on April 20, 2021 who caused the death of George Floyd. We along with many, for a moment, breathed a sigh of relief.
May 10, 2021

Her Story behind the mask

When he used to pin me against a wall, I remember thinking I was still in control of the situation- Even in the experience of my trauma I tried to manage it by using deescalation techniques including aftercare, debrief, and reconnecting. As a person who has committed their entire professional career to the most marginalized women and gender-diverse people in our country- I knew how to handle trauma and crisis well.
March 5, 2021

Statement on Vaccines Coming to Cornerstone Housing for Women’s Shelter and Booth Street Supportive Housing Residence

Cornerstone Housing for Women is thrilled to announce that our women’s shelter and Booth Street Supportive Housing Residence have been re-prioritized to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in phase-one of the vaccine rollout. This good news came from The City of Ottawa on March 3, 2021.
January 29, 2021

COVID-19 Shelter Outbreak

Due to the recent increase of COVID-19 cases in Ottawa, Shepherds of Good Hope, The Salvation Army Ottawa Booth Centre, Cornerstone Housing for Women and The Ottawa Mission, in coordination with Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and Ottawa Inner City Health (OICH), proactively initiated sector-wide testing earlier this month. As a result of this testing, multiple positive cases have been identified at these locations.
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