Cornerstone Community Association Durham

Service: Shelter and Support for Homeless or Formally Homeless Individuals

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-433-0254 * Intake Desk ext 228 * Emergency Motel Program 905-438-0254 ext 344
Toll Free Phone 1-844-433-0254
Fax 905-433-2363
Site Location Across from Memorial Park
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
133 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON L1H 4G8
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Intersection Simcoe St S and John St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Alyssa Skan, Program Director; Phone: ext 225; Email:
Alternate Contact Rob Brglez, Executive Director; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 - unsheltered individuals should be directed to this agency * staff are in the office and offering limited services by appointment only, through Case Manager * staff are located at the accessible door entrance, when individuals do come by

Services to individuals who are homeless and require support to be in the community * 40 beds of emergency shelter * 20 beds for individuals returning from correctional facilities * 10 units of transitional housing * 56 units of permanent housing * Emergency Motel Program for families and seniors * Community Outreach Program * Bridges Program for unsheltered individuals * physical and mental health supports
Hours 24-hour Service * Intake desk available 24 hours
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Males age 16 years and over in the shelter program * families from Durham Region with at least one male head of household age 16 years and over in family shelter program * permanent RGI housing and community supports based on individual assessment of each case * Note: other eligibility requirements may apply based on program
Application Through emergency shelter program or access through YWCA or CMHA supportive housing units * call for information
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications
Fees None - No fees for shelter programs
Other Details
Elections May
Meetings Cocaine Anonymous - Mondays 12 noon * Alcoholics Anonymous - Mondays 8 pm * Narcotics Anonymous - Wednesdays and Fridays 7 pm
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Some facilities are not fully accessible
Service Categories Homeless Shelter ~ Families ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Supportive Housing for Homeless People ; Transitional Housing for Ex-Offenders ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Men ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Women

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