COVID-19

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CHANGE IN SERVICES

Community Care of St. Catharines & Thorold

Review specific location emergency services:

12 North Street Main Office 19 Albert Street West Housing Help Services


Community Care of St. Catharines & Thorold has been monitoring the developing information available regarding COVID-19 and the precautions the public are being encouraged to take. We value the health of our clients, volunteers and staff and in accordance with the information and recommendations released by Niagara Region Public Health, we would like to announce the following precautionary changes in service;

  • In order to minimize exposure and avoid overcrowding, we will be implementing social distancing procedures and are limiting access to the building.
  • We will be adjusting our service delivery hours at the food bank, opening at 10-12 and 1-3. Housing Help will be open for client services from 10-12 and 12:30-2:30.

A number of considerations have been taken into account when developing these procedures and we respectfully ask for your patience and understanding as we strive to continue serving our community in a safe environment.

Precautions already in place at Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold;

  • Increased frequency of cleaning/sanitizing high traffic areas
  • Increased signage and resources to inform clients, visitors, clients and staff on proper hygiene techniques and best practices

We will continue to monitor the unfolding events and will update our measures accordingly.

In regards to donations; We are projecting an increased demand on our food resources and recognizing that the food security is foremost, we are gratefully accepting donations of food and funds to address this concern.  However, donations of household goods and clothing are being placed on hold at this time.

 

For more information, please contact:

Betty-Lou Souter, CEO
Community Care of St. Catharines & Thorold
12 North St. PO Box 575, St. Catharines ON L2R 6W8
905-685-1349 x231 | bettylou@communitycarestca.ca

 

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