• Candice Vetter

Update for March 17 from UCPR

Updated: Mar 18

Candice Vetter

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

The United Counties of Prescott-Russell posted a Facebook notice listing what is closed and how some administration will work, including court dates.

The complete list is here

A few important ones:

The Prescott and Russell Licensed Home Child Care Agency will close the home-based daycares, effective today, March 17, until April 5.

The UCPR Administrative building remains closed except for emergency cases regarding Ontario Works and Housing Services. The Ontario Works office in Rockland is closed.

Access to the Prescott and Russell Residence, the long-term care home in Hawkesbury, remains limited to essential visitors.

All Provincial Offences Act matters scheduled from Monday, March 16 to and including Friday, April 3, will be adjourned and rescheduled to a later date. If you have a matter scheduled during this time, you do not need to attend court, as per the notice of the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Order of the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice. For any further questions, please contact the Provincial Offences Office at 613-675-4661 or 1-800-667-6307, extension 2700.

For all payments related to Early Years Services, Provincial Offences, and Ontario Works, you can pay securely online through Paymentus

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