Overflow shelter support opening during Dorian

To help Islanders experiencing homelessness during the potential effects of Hurricane Dorian, overflow shelter support will open at Jack Blanchard Hall (7 Pond Street, Charlottetown) starting at noon on Saturday, September 7. 

It will remain open until at least noon on Sunday, September 8. Further decisions will be made based on weather.  

Food will be provided through the Upper Room Soup Kitchen and sleeping bags and pillows will also be available.

Bedford-MacDonald House will remain open 24/7 and Blooming House will open early at 4 pm Saturday. 

Media contact:
April Gallant
Department of Social Development and Housing

General Inquiries

Department of Social Development and Housing
2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3777
Toll-free: 1-866-594-3777
Fax: 902-368-4740