January 5, 2024
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The mobile unit that is slated for use as a warming centre in the Town of Bancroft is scheduled for transport to Bancroft on January 23, 2024. It is anticipated that the contractor will begin preparations at the site in Bancroft, 6 Cleak Street next week. Permits to move the oversize load are being requested and the unit is being prepared for transport which includes dismantling of building skirting and disconnection from local services. The transport arrangements are contingent on the receipt of permits and safe road conditions.
Upon arrival at the site, set up and hook up to services will be required and those arrangements are being set up to occur as quickly as possible.
Hastings County continues to encourage individuals in an emergency homeless situation to call the local Community and Human Services office at 613-332-3410 or 1- 866-569-1941 for assistance. Outside of business hours, individuals can contact AfterHours emergency services at 1-877-528-9514. Available services may include:
• Transportation to available services
• Outreach service referral
For more information contact:
Bob Mullin, Warden
613-966-1311 ext. 3203
Connor Dorey, CAO
613-966-1311 ext. 3204