Last year, CFUW/Kanata made a significant donation to Cornerstone, and Sue Garvey agreed to come back to us with a progress report. She will be at our upcoming monthly meeting. Pack a bag-lunch and bring along any of your friends who may be interested in joining us.
Tuesday, March 12, 11:45 a.m.
Glen Cairn United Church
140 Abbeyhill Drive, Ottawa, ON K2L 1H5
Cornerstone is a Community Ministry of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. It provides emergency shelter and affordable supportive housing for 170 women at five locations in Ottawa. In addition, Cornerstone offers an outreach program for past residents. We are happy to announce the successful completion in November 2018 of our new 42-unit supportive affordable housing development in Ottawa’s west end.
Click the link below to see the video: We Can End Chronic Homelessness
Sue Garvey, Executive Director, Cornerstone Housing for Women
Sue has been the Executive Director of Cornerstone Housing for Women since 1996 (23 years).
She has been a social worker in Ottawa since receiving her Masters of Social Work from Carleton University in 1988. Her work experience includes employment with the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club, and Pinecrest-Queensway Community Services Centre. She is the founding Coordinator of Daybreak Non-profit Housing and the founding Coordinator of Centre 507, a day program for people at risk of homelessness in downtown Ottawa. Her particular areas of interest are social justice, women’s issues, poverty, homelessness, affordable housing and community development.
Stop Press: Congratulations are due
At the Mayor's 2019 State of the City Address on Jan. 30, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson announced that Cornerstone's own Executive Director, Sue Garvey, would be presented with the Key to the City.