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Description and Services
Description (Service) bCOVID19 site icurrently closed due to Emergency orders from the Government of Ontario due to the pandemic

full time day program for pregnant or parenting youth * Intensive Support * capacity of this program is 12 at each site * part of the Ontario Works L.E.A.P. Program * teacher on site assists with high school completion * education topics also include: parenting * life skills * employment skills * and child development * rural clients may be served by outreach services * licensed child care is available
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Dates School calendar year * Licensed child care offered year round
Areas Served Renfrew County
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Pregnant or Parenting youth. Program operated in partnership with the RCCDSB * Clients may be enrolled in any School Board * Ability to work independently or in conjunction with community school * e-learning * or alternate education
Application Application required
Languages English ; French - By appointment
Fees None
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-432-4241
Fax 613-432-4241
Primary Contact Nancy Briscoe, Supervisor - Renfrew Site; Phone: 613-432-4241 * 613-717-4817
Alternate Contact Lori Fountain, CYW; Phone: text only 613-432-4241 * text only 613-633-8448; Email:
Primary Executive Tina Belanger, Executive Director; Phone: 613-732-8977 * (Cell) 613-636-3546; Fax: 613-732-8375; Email:
Alternate Name CV19 ; RCC
Legal Name Columbus House (Pembroke) Inc.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Renfrew
Address & Map
Central Public School
140 Munroe St E
Renfrew, ON K7V 3K4
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Intersection Plaunt St and Quarry Ave
Mailing Address c/o Columbus House 
Box 1311 
Pembroke, ON 
Canada K8A 6Y6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1999
Funding Regional / Municipal - County of Renfrew ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services/Ministry of Children & Youth, Ministry of Education, ; Fundraising ; Donations
Service Categories School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance
Print Material Available upon request
Accreditation No

Administration: 613-757-3108 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

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