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COVID-19 UPDATE on Shelter Operations

COVID-19 UPDATE on Shelter Operations

Since our last update on March 21, a lot has happened due to the COVID-19 pandemic both across the world and here at home in Collingwood. Operations for Out of the Cold Collingwood have also changed. Our shelter program has moved fully out of our 250 Peel Street...

Business Continuity Plan for the Out of The Cold Emergency Shelter

Business Continuity Plan for the Out of The Cold Emergency Shelter

This weekend, we implemented a Business Continuity Plan for the Out of The Cold emergency shelter. A new shelter model will enhance prevention strategies for the coronavirus pandemic. It will enable us to provide additional supports for guests due to the closing of...

OUT OF THE COLD COLLINGWOOD RELEASES SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT

OUT OF THE COLD COLLINGWOOD RELEASES SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 10, 2020 VIEW / DOWNLOAD REPORT Out of the Cold Collingwood is celebrating multiple milestones in its first semi-annual report, outlining data compiled over the first two months of operations. As of Jan. 31, 2020, seven shelter guests had...

The Storybook Soiree January 11, 2020

The Storybook Soiree January 11, 2020

An enchanted evening for Potter-heads and Frozen fanatics to attend a magical night of music, games, dancing and fun! All ages are welcome; this is a family-friendly event. Attire: Semi-formal, fairy tale, Harry Potter or Frozen-themed costumes are encouraged Silent...

Out of the Cold Open House | November 26th

Out of the Cold Open House | November 26th

Out of the Cold Collingwood is pleased to announce their official shelter opening date of Dec. 2, 2019.
Task force members and staff would like to invite members of the community, community partners, donors, neighbours and all interested parties to attend a public drop-in style open house to tour the location and ask questions about homelessness, shelter operations or what help is still needed to address the issue of homelessness locally.

NOTICE COVID-19 OPERATIONS

As a result of COVID-19, Out of The Cold Collingwood will remain open until such time as threats posed by the pandemic have passed and is available to our guests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  People experiencing homelessness or at risk of this, continue to receive support through community navigators who can be reached by dialing 211.  

If you are at risk or experiencing homelessness in the Collingwood area, please start by calling 211 which is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

 

If you are wanting to offer help to the program, please see our “I Want To Help” on this page for updates on our urgent needs. 

Please click here for an update on our shelter operations as of May 11th.

 

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