Police have been informed about a tent city of homeless people who have set up an encampment in St.Catharines.

Mayor Walter Sendzik says police, and various agencies have been alerted to the tent city at Centennial Gardens Park.

He says once Out of the Cold Programs end, you start to see homeless people finding shelter elsewhere.

Sendzik says resources will be offered to these residents including C.O.A.S.T and Out of the Heat, which will start up July 1st.