Report says Talbot House to shut down

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The Cape 94.9  radio (Sydney)

By Greg MacLean. Last updated: 2012-03-07 06:35:57

C-T-V NEWS IS REPORTING THAT TALBOT HOUSE WILL CLOSE.

THE REPORT DID NOT GIVE A REASON FOR THE CLOSURE, BUT THE REHAB CENTRE FOR ADDICTS IN FRENCHVALE IS CURRENTLY BEING REVIEWED AFTER A COMPLAINT AGAINST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REV. PAUL ABBASS. THE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, WHICH FUNDS THE FACILITY, HAS BEEN LOOKING AT ITEMS SUCH AS PROGRAMS, FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT AND BOARD MANAGEMENT. THE DEPARTMENT HAS RECEIVED CONFIRMATION FROM THE BOARD THAT ALL RESIDENTS WOULD BE DISCHARGED. THERE WERE 18 BEDS AT THE FACILITY, WHICH HAS OPERATED SINCE 1959. THERE’S NO WORD ON EXACTLY WHEN IT WILL BE SHUT DOWN. THE TALBOT HOUSE BOARD MET LAST NIGHT.

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Report says Talbot House to shut down

cjcb am 1270 (Sydney)

By Greg MacLean. Last updated: 2012-03-07 06:35:57

C-T-V NEWS IS REPORTING THAT TALBOT HOUSE WILL CLOSE.

THE REPORT DID NOT GIVE A REASON FOR THE CLOSURE, BUT THE REHAB CENTRE FOR ADDICTS IN FRENCHVALE IS CURRENTLY BEING REVIEWED AFTER A COMPLAINT AGAINST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REV. PAUL ABBASS. THE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, WHICH FUNDS THE FACILITY, HAS BEEN LOOKING AT ITEMS SUCH AS PROGRAMS, FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT AND BOARD MANAGEMENT. THE DEPARTMENT HAS RECEIVED CONFIRMATION FROM THE BOARD THAT ALL RESIDENTS WOULD BE DISCHARGED. THERE WERE 18 BEDS AT THE FACILITY, WHICH HAS OPERATED SINCE 1959. THERE’S NO WORD ON EXACTLY WHEN IT WILL BE SHUT DOWN. THE TALBOT HOUSE BOARD MET LAST NIGHT.

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Report says Talbot House to shut down

Max FM 98.3 (Sydney, Nova Scotia)

By Greg MacLean. Last updated: 2012-03-07 06:35:57

C-T-V NEWS IS REPORTING THAT TALBOT HOUSE WILL CLOSE.

THE REPORT DID NOT GIVE A REASON FOR THE CLOSURE, BUT THE REHAB CENTRE FOR ADDICTS IN FRENCHVALE IS CURRENTLY BEING REVIEWED AFTER A COMPLAINT AGAINST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REV. PAUL ABBASS. THE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, WHICH FUNDS THE FACILITY, HAS BEEN LOOKING AT ITEMS SUCH AS PROGRAMS, FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT AND BOARD MANAGEMENT. THE DEPARTMENT HAS RECEIVED CONFIRMATION FROM THE BOARD THAT ALL RESIDENTS WOULD BE DISCHARGED. THERE WERE 18 BEDS AT THE FACILITY, WHICH HAS OPERATED SINCE 1959. THERE’S NO WORD ON EXACTLY WHEN IT WILL BE SHUT DOWN. THE TALBOT HOUSE BOARD MET LAST NIGHT.

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