Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has taken action for the citizens who do not have the opportunity to shelter due to the extreme cold and rainy weather that will start from the weekend in the city. Mayor Tunç Soyer called on the people of İzmir to inform the municipality in case they come across such a situation.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has taken action for the citizens who do not have the opportunity to live in Izmir due to the expected extreme cold and rainy weather. Preparations for the Müyesser Turfan Temporary Male Guest House and the hotels opened by the Metropolitan Municipality to the homeless for accommodation have been completed. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer made a call to the people of Izmir by saying, "If you come across such a situation in your neighborhood, we request you to inform the municipality," saying that whatever is necessary will be done for the citizens living on the street. The Metropolitan Municipality, with its four mobile teams, immediately intervenes in all cases for 24 hours.
From food to clothing, all needs are met
Müyesser Turfan Temporary Men's Guest House teams in Ornekkoy, affiliated to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Social Services Branch, evaluate the notices and pick up the citizens who have housing problems from where they are. Health checks are carried out for those who come to the center. Food, shelter, personal care and clothing needs are met. In cases requiring treatment, we work in coordination with Eşrefpaşa Hospital. Psychological support services are also provided to the hosted citizens. The Metropolitan Municipality also notifies the Alo 60 Social Support Line of the Ministry of Family and Social Services for notifications about citizens over the age of 183 living on the street.
The Metropolitan also keeps the doors of the Historical Basmane Bath open for the homeless in the city. The hammam serves those who have accommodation problems on Mondays and Thursdays. Within the scope of the application, clothing support is provided, cleaning and hairdressing needs are met.
The Guest House can be reached by calling 361 71 51 during the daytime, 361 00 82 outside working hours or 444 40 35 of the Citizens' Communication Center (HİM).