NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Cornerstone Community Association Durham

Shelter and Support for Homeless or Formally Homeless Individuals

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
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

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Through emergency shelter program or access through YWCA or CMHA supportive housing units
* call for information
Toll Free
* Intake Desk ext 228
* Emergency Motel Program 905-438-0254 ext 344
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English, English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications
Alyssa Skan, Program Director
Phone: ext 225
None - No fees for shelter programs
Fully Accessible ; Some facilities are not fully accessible
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Information Durham
Last Updated On
October 7, 2020
133 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON, L1H 4G8
Intersection: Simcoe St S and John St; Across from Memorial Park
Cornerstone Community Association Durham Site Location: Cornerstone Community Association Durham
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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
24-hour Service * Intake desk available 24 hoursMeetings: Cocaine Anonymous - Mondays 12 noon * Alcoholics Anonymous - Mondays 8 pm * Narcotics Anonymous - Wednesdays and Fridays 7 pm
Service Area(s)
Durham Region