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Algoma Family Services office to close for two weeks

AFS hopes to reopen on December 20
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Algoma Family Services (AFS) will be closing their offices for two weeks due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the area. Virtual services will be provided at this time, a news release issued by AFS stated.

Full text of the release follows:

In response to the escalating COVID-19 active cases in our communities, Algoma Family Services will be closing our offices to the public for a two-week period.

This action is taken to ensure the safety of the children, youth, adults and families that access services in our buildings, and also our staff.

Virtual services will be provided during this time, as well in-person services for those most in need. Our offices are closed effective today Monday, Dec. 6 with the anticipation of reopening Dec. 20, 2021 with the exception of our McNabb Street office which is under construction and will reopen Jan. 10, 2022.

Please do not attend our office for service, unless you have a scheduled in-person appointment. If you require services during this time please call your counsellor, the office 705-945-5050, or 1-800-461-2237 and arrangements will be made for a telephone or virtual service.

We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding. All citizens of Algoma and visitors are encouraged to do their part in reducing community spread of COVID-19. We are in this together, we will get through this together. Please visit our Facebook page and website for more information and to stay up to date.