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Christmas and New Years Holiday Closure

December 22, 2023 - January 2, 2024


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We will be closed for the holidays starting December 22, 2023 and will reopen on January 2, 2024.

Our Staff wishes you all the best over the holidays and we look forward to seeing you in the new year.

For those of you requiring assistance over the holidays here is a list of services being offered by other organizations and their contact information:

Most community meal programs will run through the holiday period. But for the 25th they will give out extra food on the 24th. And open up the next week.

O’Share/Salvation Army Christmas Meal 2023 – The 2023 Christmas Day Dinner will be offered as a take-out meal, in partnership with Salvation Army. Pick up will happen at OSHaRE (946 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound) at 12 noon. No registration is required.
Serving hot, nutritious meals-to-go Monday – Friday from 11:30am – 1pm and 4:30pm-6pm.
Lunch-to-go programs on Saturdays & Stat Holidays from 11:30am-1pm.
Our new location is at 946 3rd Avenue, East, in downtown Owen Sound.

Safe n’ Sound Christmas Closure – Safe ‘N Sound Grey Bruce is extending their hours for the upcoming winter months through an Overnight Warming Program. From November 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024, drop-in services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the Safe ‘N Sound building located at 310 8th Street East in Owen Sound. Contact 519- 470-7233 for more information.

If you should need immediate assistance while we are away you can reach out to:
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310
Mental Health Crisis Line of Grey and Bruce: 1-877-470-5200
Withdrawal Management/Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic: 519-376-5666
Addiction Services: 1-800-265-3133
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
The Grey and Bruce Women’s Centre: 1-800-265-3722
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000

If you aren’t sure who to call dial 211 and they will help direct you to services and supports.

Some fun things to do with your family over the holidays are:

Santa at Heritage Place Mall on December 1 – 17th
Monday – Friday 4:00pm – 8:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
December 18th – 24th: Monday – Friday 2:00pm – 8:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Festival of Northern Lights run from November 18, 2023 to January 7, 2024 and the lights turn on nightly from 5-10 pm.  Displays will be placed in Owen Sound’s downtown along 1st Avenue East and West, between 8th street and 9th street, as well as along 1st Avenue East between 7th street East and 8th street East. There will also be a wide variety of displays in Harrison Park, including the Infinity Tunnel, and the Winter Wonderland Walking Path. Special consideration is being given to the layout of the displays to assist with physical distancing.​




December 22, 2023
January 2

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