Cornerstone Housing for Women is committed to creating web content that is accessible to the widest possible audience. Our intention is to meet W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA.

  • For our building's Access Features, please visit here
  • For our Accessibility Customer Service Policies, please visit here


General Assistance
All content is available in alternate large text format and can be mailed or emailed to you upon request. If you have questions or require an alternate format, please call (613) 254-6584 ext 502 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

314 Booth St., Ottawa, ON K1R 7K2
Tel: 613-254-6584 | Fax: 613-234-6213


Accessible features of this web site

  • Text resizing on content pages
  • High colour contrast between background and content.
  • Linked text is underlined unless otherwise stated as a link
  • Linked text description will present on mouseover
  • Links and navigation are intuitively and descriptively named.
  • Prominent headings.
  • Consistent placement of menus and text.
  • Pages contain links to home page and easy navigation to top of screen.
  • Pause button on rotating content.
  • Image description will present on mouseover.
  • Video and audio have descriptive text, a downloadable pdf or caption.
  • No flashing images or content.
  • Unordered lists have a text attribute


Tips for Browsing

Change text size
You can make the text on your computer easier to see and read in a number of ways. These guides explain how to increase the text size in your operating system (Windows, Mac or Linux). You can also make the text bigger in specific programmes such as web browsers, which will make it easier to surf the internet.

Change your computer set-up:

Make your text larger in your browser:

Make your text larger in applications:

Skip to content
For those using screen readers and for non-mouse users, you have the option to skip straight to content by clicking "skip to main content".

Magnify screen
Many web browsers allow you to zoom in on web pages using simple keyboard controls. The magnifier allows you to focus on specific parts of the screen, enlarging the text and other page elements.
 • For Windows operating systems, press Ctrl and + to zoom in on a web page (Ctrl and - to zoom out).
 • For Mac operating systems, press Cmd and + to zoom in on a Web page (Cmd and - to zoom out).


Other Web Accessibility Viewing Help

The following off-site links will open in a new window; this site will also remain open in your browser.

I have difficulty with vision

 • Link to helpful information.

I am blind.
 • Link to helpful information.

I have difficulty hearing.
 • Link to helpful information.

I have trouble reading.
 • Link to helpful information.

I find a keyboard or mouse hard to use.
 • Link to helpful information.
 • Windows Keyboard shortcuts

 • Browse all guides.


Service Accessibility Feedback Form
We invite you to complete our feedback form to let us know whether you had any difficulties accessing our services. You may download the form through this link or you can request a copy by mail, email, or pickup from our administrative office.

Please contact us if you would like the form sent to you (613) 254-6584 ext 502 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The feedback form is available in alternate formats when requested. You may also complete the form by telephone by calling the number above.

The feedback you submit will be held in confidence and will be used only to improve our customer service. If you request a response to your feedback, please include your contact information to allow us to reach out to you.

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