Our Residences

314 Booth St. Supportive Housing

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314 Booth St.
Ottawa, On K1R 7K2
(t) 613-254-6584 (f) 613-234-6213

314 Booth Street provides 42 self-contained apartments in an affordable supportive housing community. 20 apartments are geared for seniors who receive on-site health and personal care supports through Ottawa Inner City Health. Staff support for all tenants is available to provide individual goal planning, group self-help workshops, and recreational activities. A computer lab is available, and laundry facilities are located on each floor. A spiritual care program offered through 314 Booth Street is available to all Cornerstone residents.

The Women's Shelter

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Women who are without permanent housing are provided with emergency shelter, basic needs and support to improve their skills for independent living. Residents are provided with a shared bedroom, washroom, dining and living rooms. Services include individual goal planning, computer training and group self-help workshops. A major goal is to assist each woman to secure safe, permanent affordable housing with the support she needs in the community. Outreach programs are offered in partnership with the City of Ottawa, Centretown Community Health Centre, the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Ottawa Inner City Health and the John Howard Society.

Service Statistics
  • Shelter provided for more than 429 women in 2015
  • More than 60 women use our shelter every day
  • 65,700 meals served annually at the shelter
  • Average length of stay is 86 days
  • Residents range in age from 18 years to 80 years.

Programs and Supports
  • Case management
  • Goal planning
  • Referrals
  • Crisis counselling
  • Safety planning
  • Mental health supports
  • Addictions supports
  • Housing search
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515 MacLaren St. Supportive Housing

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515 MacLaren St.
Manager: Nicola Dunn
(t) 613-233-2243 (f)613-233-9529

515 MacLaren provides affordable supportive housing for 20 women. Each resident has a private room and shares a common living room, dining room and kitchen. Residents are offered individual goal planning and support to maintain independent living, as well a number of recreational and group activities for health and wellness. Staff support is available from 8 am to 11:30 pm each day. Programs are offered in partnership with Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation, Centretown Community Health Centre, the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, and other community agencies.

Referrals: Cornerstone Women's Emergency Shelter and other referring agencies.

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McPhail House Supportive Housing

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McPhail House
Coordinator: Melanie Somers 
Tel 613-254-6584
Fax 613-234-6213

McPhail House offers co-operative transitional housing for six women who are actively engaged in moving toward independent living. Each resident has a private room and shares a common living room, dining room and kitchen. Laundry facilities are provided. Residents are normally involved in educational, volunteer or employment pursuits. Regular community gatherings are held to share information and recreational activities.

Referrals: The Women's Shelter, 515 MacLaren and the larger community.

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