Flood victims who evacuate their homes or whose home has suffered damage are invited to report to municipal authorities by calling 311 (option 6) before July 25, 2019.
Because it enables officials to:
Temporary relocation of victims assistance center
Starting Tuesday, June 25, the victims assistance center currently located at the Jean-René Monette Center (89, Jean-René Monette Street) will be relocated to 28 Mont-Bleu street. The Red Cross will provide the same services at this new location. This location is already used by the Red Cross for the assistance to tornado victims.
Hours of operation at the Victims assistance centre operated by the Red Cross:
Municipal employees are on site to welcome the flood victims and to direct them towards the appropriate services.
In regard to pets:
Flood victims who are in need of emergency shelter or support should go to one of the victims assistance centers between 8 a.m. and midnight. Victims can also register online at www.redcross.ca ou by phone at 1 800 863-6582.
Services offerred by the Red Cross:
Centre intégré de santé et services sociaux (CISSS) de l'Outaouais psychosocial workers are on site to offer psychological support to the flood victims.
In addition, the CISSS de l'Outaouais organizes meetings to support flood victims.
You can also call 811, option 2, at any time for psychosocial support. Info-Social 811 is a free and confidential phone consultation service provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Gatineau is the fourth largest city in the province of Quebec with close to 285,000 inhabitants.