Getting in Touch

Tina Belanger (Executive Director)

(613) 732-8977 / (613) 635-3546


Residential & Teen Compass Programs

Tiffiny Hughes (Supervisor)

Girls' residence: 278 Nelson St., Pembroke, ON, K8A 3N3

(613) 732-8977Toll free 1-888-393-3832

Boys' residence: 542 River Rd., Pembroke, ON, K8A 1A1

(613) 732-2791Toll free 1-866-459-4906


Communication and Public Consultation

Columbus House is committed to providing optimum support to the youth of Renfrew County.  We welcome any reviews of our service.

The opportunity for the public to provide feedback on services provided by Columbus House can be done through mail, email, telephone, or in person.  

All feedback will be directed to the Executive Director.  The ED is responsible for communicating to the Board of Directors any complaints, discussions, and resolutions.

Customers can expect to hear back in 15 working days.


Young Parent Support Program (YPSP)

Kim deRuiter (Pembroke supervisor):

73 Renfrew St., Pembroke, ON, K8A 5R7

(613) 732-1767  

Nancy Briscoe (Renfrew supervisor): 

Central Public School, 140 Munroe St., Renfrew, ON, K7V 1N2

(613) 432-4241