Cochrane Centre – CCOPC

Cochrane Street United Church

81 Cochrane Street
St. John’s, NL

Tel: (709) 754-2532


To facilitate capacity building, inclusivity, innovation and partnership.

Target population: 

All members of the community.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Cochrane Centre, a dynamic social enterprise operated by CCOPC (Cochrane Community Outreach and Performance Centre Incorporation), is located at the Cochrane Street United Church building. Cochrane Centre is home to:
    • 10 supportive housing units
    • A mid-sized performance centre
    • Community rehearsal and performance space
    • A commercial-scale kitchen
    • A meeting/gathering place for community groups
  • CCOPC is a newly incorporated Ministry of the United Church of Canada established by the Cochrane Street United Church in St. John’s. This community-focused organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, is committed to:
    • Providing supportive housing and working towards poverty reduction
    • Providing a venue for gathering, outreach and performance arts, cultural and community based organizations and groups
    • Supporting and encouraging the provision of similar outreach and community based services, initiatives, and activities.