Modular, moveable and rebuildable
Expected to accommodate 308 people, of which 1/3 will be families and 2/3 single men and women, Bastion de Bercy provides a roof for individuals and families in situations of great precariousness who are homeless, guided by the emergency and family Integrated reception and guidance services (SIAO) of Paris Bastion de Bercy accommodates them for relatively long periods, on average 3 to 6 months, which provides the association Aurore - which manages the centre - with the time to implement integration actions.
Open to the outside: social entrepreneurs, associations, artists, etc.
Bastion de Bercy is innovative not only through its construction but also due to its openness to the outside: the premises on the ground floor are leased to social entrepreneurs and associations. A host of green spaces, for cultural, musical and theatre activities, are open to all artists, all audiences and all ideas.
The inauguration took place in the presence of Julien Denormandie, minister to the Minister of territorial cohesion and relations with local authorities, in charge of urban affairs and housing, Christelle Dubos, Secretary of State to the Minister of solidarity and health, Laetitia Avia, member of Parliament to the 8th constituency of Paris, Ian Brossat, Deputy Mayor of Paris for sustainable housing, sustainable habitat and emergency accommodation, and Catherine Baratti-Elbaz, Mayor of the 12th arrondissement.