TNRD Announces Pop-Up Resiliency Centre in Spences Bridge

In partnership with the Gold Country Communities Society, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District announced that a pop-up resiliency centre will be available in Spences Bridge for residents affected by flooding along the Highway 8 corridor.

The resiliency centre will be located at the Spences Bridge Schoolhouse on School Street, on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The resiliency centre will help answer questions and provide recovery resources for flood evacuees and residents returning home after flooding. There will be staff on hand from the TNRD, the Gold Country Communities Society and the Red Cross, with services available from Disaster Psychosocial Services and support and information on Disaster Financial Assistance and other resources.

Services are available for TNRD residents and residents from Indigenous communities who live along the Highway 8 corridor and have been impacted by flooding.

After Dec. 15, residents can contact the Gold Country Communities Society for accessing resiliency centre services by appointment in Cache Creek.

A resiliency centre also remains open in the City of Merritt, located at 1950 Mamette Avenue, open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Services there are available for residents in Merritt, the TNRD and Indigenous communities who have experienced flooding. 

For more information, contact:

Gold Country Communities Society
Tel.: 250-457-6606

TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
Tel.: 250-377-7188

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