La Cheminée: a warm place to socialize for the homeless population of Québec City.

YMCA Saint-Roch (Québec) - January 26 2021

La Cheminée is a program offered by the Saint-Roch YMCA to provide the homeless population of Québec City with a warm place to socialize.

As such, the goal of this project is to offer a place for homeless individuals to get warm and socialize along with access to washrooms and showers, as much as possible based on our capacity. In addition, hot drinks and snacks will be available for those who visit the facility, which will be furnished with tables and chairs, as well as board games. There will also be a clothing counter offering warm clothing on site.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

How it works:

  • 15 people at a time
  • Respect sanitary measures and the YMCA house rules
  • A maximum period of 2 hours per person
  • No animal are accepted