SERVING THE YOUTH OF RENFREW COUNTY

‘YOUR STEPPING STONE TOWARDS INDEPENDANCE’

 

Located in Pembroke

Residential Program Supervisor:  Tiffiny Hughes thughes@columbushouse.ca 613 732-2791

Boys' Residence - 542 River Road

Girls' Residence/Main Office - 278 Nelson Street

 

Residents living at Columbus House attend an Educational Program on a regular basis. The program focuses on independent living skills, job

preparation and learning household responsibilities.

 

Eligibility - *This is a VOLUNTARY Program

* Between 16 and 21 years of age

* Attending or willing to return to an Educational Program

(ie. High School, Alternative School, Teen Compass Afternoon Skill Building Program or a combination of these choices)

* Able to live with up to five other youth

* Willing to assist with volunteer work in the community along side the other residents & staff

 

All Applicants - Please review the Teen Compass page as all of our residents participate in our Outdoor Leadership Program!

 

HOW TO APPLY TO BECOME A RESIDENT

1. Please click on the Admission Package link below to print a copy of the package and review.

2. Complete the Admission Package and contact us at 613 732-2791 to schedule an Intake Interview - Please bring your completed  

    Admission Package to this Interview

 

ADMISSION PACKAGE  

 

EMERGENCY BEDS

Columbus House provides 2 Emergency Beds (one male & one female) at the residences for the Renfrew County Safe Shelter for Youth Program.

If you are between the ages of 16yrs-21yrs and need to access an emergency bed, please call 613 735-6866 ext. 0 (during the week) and ask to

speak with the Safe Shelter for Youth Worker. On weekends please call 1-855-539-3014 and ask for assistance with the Safe Shelter Bed.

***The request for these beds must be made through the Safe Shelter Program!

TAKE A TOUR OF EACH RESIDENCE ...

Boys' Residence

Girls' Residence