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Organization: Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre  
Phone Numbers: 905-372-1545
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-3757
Crisis: 905-372-0746
Fax: 905-373-4800
40 Swayne St
Cobourg, ON
K9A 1K5
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Ramp and elevator
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Community Services Shelter and Crisis Line: Daily 24 hours
Executives: Nancy Johnston - Executive Director
905-372-1545 ext 224 *
Service Description: Provides immediate shelter, counselling and prevention services throughout Northumberland County * committed to healthy, respectful relationships free from family violence.

Shelter Services provide:
  • A safe and secure temporary place to live
  • Strength based, short-term individual counselling available 24 hours a day
  • Practical help & information to help a woman make choices about her life
  • Risk assessment and safety planning
  • A welcome environment for children

Community Counselling provides:
  • Strength based short-term individual counselling to women who have experienced family violence
  • Group counselling
  • Risk assessment and safety planning
  • Psycho-educational workshops
  • Referrals to relevant community services

Transitional Support and Housing provides:
  • Help with finding, securing and maintaining housing to women who have experienced family violence
  • Risk assessment and safety planning
  • Help with family court accompaniment
  • Casework, collaboration with and referrals to community resources

Dedicated Domestic Violence Housing Units offer longer-term housing and support services to women, with or without children, who have experienced family violence.

Family Court Support Program is a free and confidential service supporting female and male victims of family violence as they go through the family court process.

Child Witness Program - Offers group programming for mothers and their children who have experienced family violence. It is designed to help participants understand the effects of family violence and provide early intervention to these families.

In School Prevention Program - Provides information and increases students' knowledge about stereotypes, the media and healthy relationships.

Languages: English
Language Note: Interpreters available as required
Area(s) Served:
Northumberland County  
See Also: Adult Survivors of Abuse
Crisis Intervention
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on June 2, 2017

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