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 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) 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 * physical and mental health supports * Out of the Cold progam for overnight stay with 30 mattresses and additional space for 15 individuals seated
Hours 24-hour Service * Intake desk available 24 hours * Out of the Cold December 15-March 15 10:15 pm-8 am
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  
Out of the Cold for males and females ages 16 and over
Application Through emergency shelter program or access through YWCA or CMHA supportive housing units * call for information  
Out of the Cold operates on first-come, first served basis * call Nicole Harper for more information at 905-433-0254, ext 233
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications
Fees None - No fees for shelter programs
Other Details
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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