FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2024
Bancroft Warming Centre – Temporary Location Identified
Beginning on Tuesday, January 9, 2023, a temporary warming centre location will be open nightly from 9:00 pm – 7:00 am at the Bancroft Bible Chapel Lobby, 106 Hastings Street North, Bancroft until the permanent warming centre is set up and ready for use.
The mobile unit slated for use as a warming centre is scheduled to be shipped on January 23, 2024, and efforts are being made to get it operational as soon as possible upon arrival in Bancroft.
Hastings County and the Town of Bancroft would like to recognize and thank the Bancroft Bible Chapel for their offer of a temporary space for people to find shelter from the cold weather. Security staff will be on-site and provide support to anyone seeking shelter.
For more information contact:
Bob Mullin, Warden
613-966-1311 ext. 3203
Connor Dorey, CAO
613-966-1311 ext. 3204