291 George St. Update: 2:30 p.m.

291 George St. Update: 2:30 p.m.

February 10, 2017

​​​​​​​This update includes the latest information for tenants who live at 291 George St. We know the past 24 hours have been difficult for you and we thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Updates

The latest news will be delivered to tenants staying in hotels, with friends or family, and at the Wellesley Community Centre. Get the latest updates at:

Returning to your unit

Tenants cannot return to the building until the authorities have released it. Currently the Fire Marshal is in control of the building. We do not have a timeline for when you can return yet. Security is on site and we have made sure the building and units are secure.

Urgent belongings

Currently there is no access to the fourth floor, and only limited access to other floors for retrieving urgent items such as prescription drugs or accessibility devices. Please call the Client Care Centre at 416-981-5500 to find out if it is possible to get your urgent items. Clothing, electronic devices, money or wallets are NOT considered urgent items at this time.    

Food

Food is available at the Wellesley Community Centre for 291 George St. tenants. If you are unable to travel to this location and staff have not provided other instructions, please call the Client Care Centre at 416-981-5500.

Transportation 

TTC transit tokens are available at the Wellesley Community Centre. Tokens are issued two at a time.

Pets 

Animal Services is caring for pets that cannot be with their owners. If you need help locating your pet, please call Animal Services at 416-338-7297. Animal Services will take care of your pets until you can return home. If your pet is with you, you can get free pet food at the Wellesley Community Centre.