March 30, 2020
The North Bay YMCA will become the city’s new emergency homelessness shelter.
The main gymnasium, with access to bathrooms and showers, will be used to provide shelter 24-7, according to a media release issued by District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board.
“This site will allow for a maximum of 40 people, including staff. As part of the COVID-19 protocols, there will be four staff and one security person on site for 24 hours, and entry will be permitted only to essential service providers and people using the site.”