York Region has issued a Cold Weather Alert for January 10.
During extreme cold weather, the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex and the Magna Centre will be open as a temporary warming centre during its regular hours of operation.
- Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street West): Monday to Sunday from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Magna Centre (800 Mulock Drive): 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
All individuals or couples experiencing homelessness in York Region who are looking for shelter during a Cold Weather Alert are asked to call the Transitional Shelter Intake Line at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 76140 or email AccessYork@york.ca
Families with children seeking shelter during Cold Weather Alerts should contact Leeder Place Family Shelter by calling Blue Door at 1-888-554-5525.
Tips on Staying Warm
- Limit your exposure to extreme cold weather
- If it's too cold outside, consider staying indoors
- Make sure your head, face, ears, neck, hands and feet are well protected