Thanksgiving Day 2022 Municipal Holiday Hours

Municipal offices and most services will be closed Monday, October 10th in recognition of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. 

Other services are scheduled as follows:

Cemeteries: Cemetery staff will be on call for funeral homes that require at-need sales.

Ride CK: Services will not be running on Monday, October 10th.

Emergency Services: Police, Fire, and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by dialling “911” for emergency calls only. The Fire Administration office will be closed on Monday, October 10th, and re-opening on Tuesday, October 11th at 8:30 am.

Arts and Culture: Chatham Capitol Theatre, Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham-Kent Museum, Thames Art Gallery, ARTspace, Milner Heritage House, and Ridge House Museum will be closed on October 10th.

Entegrus and Public Utilities Commission: PUC will be closed. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300.

Health and Family Services Building: The Health and Family Services building will be closed on October 10th, including the offices of Employment and Social Services, Housing Services, Child Care, and Early Years and Public Health.

Emergency Rapid Rehousing Program: During the evening, on weekends, and holidays, please call the after-hours Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628 for homeless emergencies within Chatham-Kent. This number is available 24/7.

EarlyON: All EarlyON programs are closed on Monday, October 10th.

Riverview Gardens: Reception and administrative offices will be closed on October 10th. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.

Libraries: Library services will not be available on Monday, October 10th.

Public Health King Street: Public Health King Street, located at 177 King St. E., Chatham will be closed Monday, October 10th. Essential after-hours Public Health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

Provincial Offenses Court will be closed on October 10th. Regular business hours 8:30 am – 4:30 pm will resume on October 11th.

Pools: The Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed on Monday, October 10th.

Waste and Recycling: Garbage and recycling collection services for the week of October 10th will be delayed by one day. Please refer to the Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

Transfer Stations: The Harwich and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed Monday, October 10th. All other transfer stations will be open during regular hours.

Leaf & Yard Deports: All Leaf and Yard Depots will be closed Monday, October 10th.

Chatham-Kent Tourism:  To access visitor information at any time, please visit

For more information contact:

Amy Wilcox
Manager, Corporate Initiatives & Communications
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3055