The Out of the Cold program in Aliiston will launch on Wednesday.
The overnight shelter program is the first of its kind in the area and will operate out of the old Alliston Christian Fellowship building at 41 Paris Street.
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“We only have one unit of transitional housing and it is always full,” said Powling. “There is a huge lack of affordable housing options in the area and the waitlist for subsidized housing is 4-7 years long.”