Warming Centres Open March 21 - 24

Cold weather is being predicted for Chatham-Kent starting tonight, March 21 to Sunday, March 24.

Chatham Hope Haven will operate as a Warming Centre from 7 pm to 7 am starting tonight until Saturday, March 23. They are located at 183 Wellington Street West, Chatham.

Please contact the Homeless Response Line (HRL) at 519-354-6628 if you require assistance with transportation.

Anyone can be affected by extreme cold-related weather conditions, depending on length of time of exposure to cold. Those especially at risk include:

  • older adults over the age of 65
  • infants and young children
  • outdoor workers
  • homeless persons, and/or those without warm clothing or food

During extreme cold weather, residents are encouraged to call or visit friends and neighbours who may be at risk, and keep pets inside.

Anyone experiencing homelessness or needing additional services should call the Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628 (24/7).


Media Contact:

Eric Labadie

Manager, Corporate Communications

Municipality of Chatham-Kent


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