Blocher Homes workers and residents looking for answers on future plans for the facility


WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB)– UPDATE: Blocher Homes says they’re surprised by the picket due to their assurance that if the project moves forward, they will meet to bargain the effects of the decision.

The facility also stated they work hard to take care of each resident and continue to ensure each resident has a new home of their choice if the deal with People Inc. becomes a reality.

“Every step of the way we have shared and continue to share the most current information not only with our neighbors but also with our residents, their families and Blocher staff so we can assist them in best preparing for new homes and continued employment opportunities if the project receives the required approvals,” CEO and President of Blocher Homes Daniel O’Neill said.

Read the full statement released to News 4 below:

The company also provided us with a fact sheet and timeline of the proposed project:

ORIGINAL: Residents and workers at a Williamsville nursing home want answers tonight.

Dozens came together to protest the possible sale of Blocher Homes to People Inc.

Residents and workers say they’re being left in dark about future plans for the facility.

The CEO of Blocher Homes says in a statement that they have shared and will continue to share information with staff, residents, and families.

He says the decision on this project will need local and state approval. That won’t happen until next spring.

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