Shelters

Shelter Information – All Ages and Genders (604 875-6381)
BC 211 – A region-wide referral line for shelter and other essential services… Dial 211

Shelter listings for Metro Vancouver, January 2014: Please print on yellow.
Updates at www.gvss.ca Shelters are 24 hours, 3 meals unless otherwise specified.

Adults (all genders)

Aboriginal Shelter – 201 Central Street, Vancouver 604-682-5556
5:30 pm – 10 am. 2 meals. No alcohol/drug use on site. Pets allowed; carts allowed. Wheelchair accessible.

First Baptist Church – 969 Burrard Street, Vancouver 604-683-8441
Tuesday nights only. Meal at 9:00 pm. Shelter priority for under 19. No alcohol/drug use on site.

First United Church – 320 East Hastings St, Vancouver 604-681-8365
Wheelchair accessible, pets allowed. Harm reduction.After 4:00 pm: 604-839-6880

Keys Gateway Shelter – 10667 135A Street, Surrey 604-589-7777
After 5:00 pm. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Hyland House – 6595 King George Highway, Surrey 604-599-8900
Curfew. No alcohol/drug use on site. Laundry facilities. Wheelchair accessible.

Hyland House Cloverdale – 17910 Colebrook Road, Cloverdale 604-574-4341
Curfew. No alcohol/drug use on site. Laundry facilities.

Lookout Downtown – 346 Alexander, Vancouver 604-681-9126
Pets allowed. Wheelchair accessible. Medication/money administration. Harm reduction.

New Fountain – 51B W. Cordova Street 604-331-1246
7 pm – 9 am; 2 meals. Harm reduction. Pets allowed; carts allowed.

North Shore – 705 West 2nd, North Vancouver 604-982-9126
Pets allowed. Wheelchair accessible. Medication/money administration. Harm reduction.

RainCity Ontario Shelter (seasonal, Dec 2013 to April 2014) – 21 East 5th Ave, Vancouver 604-875-0630 Entrance in alley. Harm reduction. Pets allowed; carts allowed.

RainCity Richards Shelter (seasonal, Dec 2013 to April 2014) 860 Richards St, Vancouver 604-682-7458 Harm reduction. Pets allowed; carts allowed.

Salvation Army Anchor of Hope (seasonal, Nov 1 to March 31) – 134 E. Cordova, Vancouver 604-646-6899 from 9:30 pm to 7:30 am. No admissions past 2:00 am. Mats. Coffee/bun, showers. Wheelchair accessible.

Salvation Army Belkin House – 555 Homer, Vancouver 604-681-3405
Dorms. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Salvation Army Caring Place – 22188 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge Day: 604-463-8296 ext 102
Registration at 7:30 pm. Wheelchair accessible. Laundry. No alcohol/drug use on site. Night: 604-807-8290

Salvation Army Crosswalk – 136 E Cordova, Vancouver 604-646-6875
Open 9:30 pm to 7:30 am. No admissions past 2:00 am. Wheelchair accessible. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Salvation Army Gateway of Hope – 5787 Langley Bypass, Langley 604-514-7375
Wheelchair accessible. Referrals to needed services. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Tenth Avenue Church (seasonal) – 11 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver 604 876-2181
Monday nights only. Registration 6:00 pm, meal 7:00 pm. Wheelchair accessible. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Triage – 707 Powell, Vancouver 604-254-3700
Harm reduction; needle exchange. Medication administration. Wheelchair accessible.

Tri Cities Bridge Shelter (seasonal, Nov 1 to March 31) – 2606 Kingsway Ave, PoCo Day: 604-830-1528 Overnight accommodation 7 nights a week. Supper, breakfast and bag lunch. Carts and bikes allowed. No alcohol/drug use on site. Call 604 830-1528 for pick up locations. Evening: 604-729-4053

Yukon Shelter – 2088 Yukon Street (at 5th), Vancouver 604-264-1680
Pets allowed. Wheelchair accessible. Medication/money administration. Harm reduction.

Seniors

Seniors Services Society – various locations in Burnaby 604-520-6621
Temporary Housing Program, alternative temporary shelter for seniors 55+ who can live independently. No alcohol/drug use on site. Private apartments. Fee based on income. Suitability determined upon intake.

Women / Families (Please note: these facilities are not transition houses.)

412 Women’s Emergency Shelter – Downtown Eastside 604-715-8480
Single women. Mon – Thurs 5:45 pm – 8:45 am, 2 meals; Fri – Sunday and stat holidays 24 hrs. Showers, laundry. Harm reduction. Shopping carts and pets ok. Wheelchair accessible.

Bridge Women’s Emergency Shelter – Downtown Eastside 604-684-3542
Transition Housing. NO LONGER EMERGENCY SHELTER.

Cynthia’s Place – Surrey 604-582-2456 Single women. Harm reduction.

Fraserside Emergency Shelter – New Westminster 604-525-3929
Families and single women. No alcohol/drugs on site or under influence. Not wheelchair accessible.

Liz Gurney’s – New Westminster 604-524-0710
Single women and women with kids. Harm reduction.

Powell Place – The Bloom Group – Downtown East Side 604-606-0403
Single women and lesbian couples. Harm reduction.

Salvation Army Belkin House – Vancouver 604-694-6623
Single women and women with kids (no boys over 13). No alcohol/drug use on site. Men also housed at site.

Springhouse – The Bloom Group – Mount Pleasant 604-606-0412
Female-headed families, single women, and lesbian couples. Harm Reduction.
Pets welcome. Laundry. Wheelchair accessible.

Sheena’s Place – Surrey 604-581-1538
Single women or with children. 1 family per room; singles share. Harm reduction. Laundry.

Union Gospel Mission – Women / Families Centre – Downtown Eastside 604.253.4044
Families and Single Women. Day Shelter. Monday–Friday 9am – 5pm. Showers and sleeping program/beds.

Vi Fineday – Kitsilano 604-736-2423
Male or female headed families, childless couples or single women 19+. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Welcome House for Immigrants – 530 Drake St, Vancouver 604-684-7498
Families and singles – priority to newcomers. Apartments – fee for service. Call 9 – 5 pm.

Men

Catholic Charities Men’s Hostel – 828 Cambie, Vancouver 604-443-3292
Open at 4:00 pm, vacate by 7:30 am. 11:00 pm curfew. Food voucher.

The Russell – 740 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster 604-529-9126
Pets allowed. Wheelchair accessible. Medication/money administration. Harm reduction.

Salvation Army Beacon – 138 E. Cordova, Vancouver 604-646-6846
Wheelchair accessible. 10:30 pm curfew. Case planning. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Salvation Army Haven – 128 East Cordova, Vancouver 604-646-6806
10:30 pm curfew. Case planning. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Salvation Army Richmond House – 3111 Shell Road, Richmond 604-276-2490
No alcohol/drug use on site.

Salvation Army Stevenson House – 32 Elliot Street, New Westminster 604-526-4783
Single night stay – registration first come first served at 4:30 pm, out at 9:00 am. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Union Gospel Mission – 601 East Hastings, Vancouver 604-253-3323
8:30 pm – 6:30 am. No alcohol/drug use on site.

Youth (all genders)

ASH (Aboriginal Youth Safe House) -Vancouver 604-254-5147
16-18 years. 72 hours clean/sober, no alcohol/drug use. Hot meals.

All Nations Youth Safe House – Surrey 604-584-2625
16-18 years, self-referral. Curfew. 72 hours hard drug free. Goal oriented: out 9 – 4 pm.

Covenant House – 575 Drake, Vancouver 604-685-7474
16-22 years. 3 meals. No alcohol/drug use 12 hours prior; no detoxing. Curfew. Structured service.

Directions Youth Centre – 900 Pacific, Vancouver (new location) 604-633-1472
21 years & under, open 24 hours but no sleeping allowed. Dusk to Dawn drop-in 4:00 pm – midnight – laundry, showers, doctor/nurse access. Hot meal 8:00 pm. After hours emergency services midnight – 8 am, coffee and snacks.

Iron Horse Youth Safe House – Maple Ridge 1-877-435-SAFE (7233)
13-18 years. Self-referral. Supportive environment. Structured service. Curfew. No alcohol/drug use.

North Shore Youth Safe House – North Vancouver 1-877-78-YOUTH (96884)
14-18 years. Hard drug free, goal oriented, self referral.

Walden Safe House – 16-18 yrs. 3 meals. Hard drug-free. Goal-oriented. Vancouver 604-877-1234