Cornerstone Connections provides a wide variety of recovery-based programs and services through our Recovery Community Centre in Newmarket, ON. Since opening our doors in 2016, we have been home to countless 12 step meetings, helped 100’s find employment, provided an abundance of counselling sessions, hosted a wide variety of sober social events and much, much more. Connections is where people in recovery come together in a safe space to access support, sober activities and to be part our recovery community. Come out to see what York Region’s first recovery community center has to offer!

Our Connections Team

Team members from Cornerstone Connections come from a variety of educational backgrounds and speciality certificates. When you enter Connections, you’ll likely be greeted by our Programs Facilitator, Shannon, and from there we can connect you to a variety of resources and team members from our Counselling Team of Peter, Maureen, Tina, Shawn and Dave, the common thread amongst them lies in the commitment, passion and dedication they bring to making our client experience comfortable and enlightening. Our philosophy of “together in recovery” starts with these amazing folks and is woven throughout our recovery community.

What services will I find at Connections?

At Cornerstone Connections, you will find a wide variety of drop-in and by-appointment resources and services specifically for individuals and families who are impacted by addiction. Our staff are always happy to answer your questions and assist you in navigating our services to find what best fits your needs.

Short-term Individual and Family Addictions Counselling – available on a fee-for-service basis with the option of a sliding scale

Peer Support – Trained individuals with lived experience with addiction are available to provide support and counselling throughout the week. Please give us a call to set up an appointment!

Drop in Community Centre – Access to a warm cup of coffee, comfortable couches, computers + WIFI and resource support for internal and community programs

Outreach Community Agencies – Crisis support, referral and counselling services for agency partners.

Fellowship and Support Groups – Run by Cornerstone and community 12 step groups.

Sober Socials.

Rental Space for Recovery Events.

Access to Community Dental Program.

Our Facilities

Large meeting areas outfitted with comfortable seating.

Kitchen and Coffee/Beverage Station.

Big screen with cable and large seating area.


Private counselling and resource rooms.

Pool table.

Computers and access to WIFI.

Friendship, comradery and support.

Who is our program for?

Our program is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years who has been impacted by addiction.

How can I get started at Cornerstone Connections?

The Connections space is available for drop-in services Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30am to 3:30pm. For all 12 step meetings, please access our schedule online in the ‘What’s Happening’ section of our website. If it is your first time at Cornerstone, or you are interested in counselling, discussing your needs or booking the space for a meeting or special event – please call or email us to schedule a time to discuss how we can best support you.


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