ALERT: Extreme Weather Alert for February 20 - 24, 2019 due to snowfall and colder temperatures
IF YOU ARE SLEEPING OUTSIDE, PLEASE COME TO THE WARMTH AND SAFETY OF THE SHELTERS AND WARMING CENTRES!
Warming Centre Drop in sites: can accommodate everyone, and accept pets, bikes, and carts. Hot beverages and snacks are available. No reservation required.
Powell Street Getaway –528 Powell Street
Will open between 9:00pm and 7:00am.
Vancouver Public Library – 350 W. Georgia Street
Central Branch - Lower Level of Library Square
Will open between 11pm and 7am.
West End Community Centre– 870 Denman St
Will open between 11:00pm and 6:00am.
Britannia Community Centre – 1739 Venables St
Will open between 9pm and 8:30am.
Extra shelter spaces are available at:
First Baptist Church – 969 Burrard St
# of Mats: 25 Note: closed Feb. 22, 23, 24
Will open between 10:00pm and 7:00am for alerts called Monday through Thursday.
Will accommodate couples as able.
Directions Youth Services Centre – 1138 Burrard St
# of Mats: 15 youth
Will provide overnight accommodation to 15 youth (24 year of age and under).
Open 10:00pm to 7:00am for EWR program. Mats provided after midnight. Pets accepted to a maximum of four (4) animals.
Evelyne Saller Centre – 320 Alexander St
# of Mats: 40
Operates between 11:00pm and 8:00am Monday through Friday and between 10:00pm and 8:00am on weekends.
Snack provided before going to sleep; coffee, muffin, fruit cup, and yogurt in the morning. No pets.
Salvation Army Belkin House – 555 Homer St.
# of mats: 15 men and 5 women
Opens after other shelters full after 11:00pm. Breakfast served at 7:30am.