Overdose State of Emergency Belleville – the Church Response | Steve van de Hoef

“We need action now.” Belleville, Ontario Mayor Neil Ellis is calling for more provincial funding to finish building a new community hub to address issues of homelessness and drug use in the city. Belleville, Ontario had a shocking situation February 8th when emergency responders in the municipality faced a surge of calls for overdose patients that day. In the end, no deaths were reported. Steve van de Hoef is the Director of Programs and Administration Bridge Street United Church, Belleville