Participation of the Church in Tyumen, opened the city’s only point of heating for homeless

The consecration of the item is performed by the Metropolitan of Tobolsk and Tyumen Dimitri

On the international day of helping the poor, December 19, in Tyumen on the basis of Church and society of “Mercy”, the halfway house for 90 people, a point of heating and food for the homeless, said Diakoniai. Tent, a total area of over 50 square meters, designed for the simultaneous presence 30 in the evening and at night. The consecration of the item is performed by the Metropolitan of Tobolsk and Tyumen Dimitri.

“The creation of this point of heating for homeless affected several years ago, the Bishop of Orekhovo-Zuevo Panteleimon. Many volunteers are motivated by the Director of the social rehabilitation center for homeless people “a Warm welcome” Ilya Kuskov, when he arrived in Tyumen. Then our “Mercy” was in its infancy, – said the Director of the center for development of social projects of the Tyumen region “Mercy” Andrei Yakunin. I got this idea because as a physician I understand that this point someone will save a life.”

Punt heating started in the opening day

Outdoor unit heating – the first and only item for the homeless in the Tyumen region. The point of heating located in the territory of the halfway house Church and community center “Mercy” and arranged on the model of “the Hangar of salvation” the Orthodox service of assistance “Mercy”. In addition to lodging, hot meals and heating, in paragraph homeless can undergo sanitary processing. People also will assist volunteers in obtaining medical care and social support. In addition, all applicants will work a psychologist. A lump sum item, is equipped with an Autonomous thermal plant, with six in the evening until ten in the morning can be 30 people.

The heating point is arranged on the model of “the Hangar of salvation” the Orthodox service of assistance “Mercy”

The project was supported by the Metropolitan of Tobolsk, Tyumen regional Duma and dobrovolcheskoy movement named Eugene Botkin. The consecration of the item is performed by the Metropolitan of Tobolsk and Tyumen Dimitri. By his blessing the point of heating is to spiritually Minister to the head of the social Department of the Tyumen diocese priest Vladimir Ignatov.

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