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Local homeless numbers revealed

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And while the count was geographically limited to North Bay, the number of absolute homeless increases when considering other women’s shelters in the neighboring communities of Nipissing First Nation, Sturgeon Falls, and Mattawa.

A local homeless count in February shows that 30 people were absolutely homeless in North Bay on Feb. 25 – this includes those staying in shelters and unsheltered locations.

And while the count was geographically limited to North Bay, the number of absolute homeless increases, when considering other women’s shelters in the neighboring communities of Nipissing First Nation, Sturgeon Falls, and Mattawa.

The count also revealed a further 25 people staying in transitional housing, which includes housing and supports for those suffering from substance abuse and addictions, or serious mental illness.

Read more here: https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/local-homeless-numbers-revealed-317171