2019 temporary shelters

2019 temporary shelters

Find details on shelters in the list below. We are committed to ensuring that temporary shelters are managed safely and responsibly.

1401 Hornby St

Opens: November 1

Hours: 24 hours, 7 days per week
Beds: 40 (men and women)
OperatorRainCity Housing and Support Society 
Call to confirm availability: 604-620-9253
Emailhornbywrs@raincityhousing.org
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not accessible. Pets okay. Shopping carts okay.


1060 Howe St

Opens: November 1

Hours: 4pm to 10am, 7 days per week
Beds: 30 (men and women)
OperatorCommunity Builders Group 
Call to confirm availability: 604-428-3686
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not fully accessible. Mat program. No supports. Walkers, canes okay. Pets okay. Shopping carts okay.


609 Helmcken St

Opens: November 1

Hours: 8:30pm to 7:30am, 7 days per week
Beds: 30 (men and women)
OperatorThe Gathering Place Community Centre
Call to confirm availability: Between 10am to 8pm call 604-665-2391 or between 8pm to 7:30am call 604-257-3846
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not fully accessible. Mat program. No supports. Walkers, canes okay. No pets. No cart storage.


828 Cambie St

Opens: November 15

Hours: 4pm to 8am, 7 days per week
Beds: 20 (men only)
OperatorCatholic Charities Men’s Hostel 
Call to confirm availability: 604-443-3292
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not accessible. No pets.


138 East Cordova St (Sutherland Shelter)

Opens: November 1

Hours: 24 hours, 7 days per week
Beds: 30 (men only)
OperatorSalvation Army 
Call to confirm availability: 604-646-6846
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not accessible. No pets. No cart storage.


119 East Cordova Ave (Chapel Shelter)

Opens: November 1

Hours: 10pm to 7am, 7 days per week
Beds: 40 (men and women)
OperatorSalvation Army 
Call to confirm availability: 604-646-6846
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not accessible. No pets. No cart storage.


134 East Cordova Ave (Anchor of Hope)

Opens: November 1

Hours: 8pm to 8am, 7 days per week
Beds: 40 (men and women)
OperatorSalvation Army 
Call to confirm availability: 604-646-6846
Accessibility, pets, carts: Wheelchair accessible. No pets. No cart storage.


131 Dunlevy Ave

Opens: November 12

Hours: 6pm to 9am, 7 days per week
Beds: 16 (women only)
OperatorAtira Women’s Resource Society 
Call to confirm availability: 604-602-9463
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not fully accessible. Walkers, canes okay. Pets okay. Shopping carts okay.


1648 E 1st Ave

Opens: November 8

Hours: 24 hours, 7 days per week
Beds: 40 (men and women)
OperatorRainCity Housing and Support Society 
Call to confirm availability: 604-620-9513
Emailcommercialwrs@raincityhousing.org
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not accessible. Pets okay. Shopping carts okay.


1138 Burrard St

Opens: November 23

Hours: 9pm to 9am, 7 days per week
Beds: 12 (male and female youth)
OperatorDirections Youth Services 
Call to confirm availability: 604-633-1472
Accessibility, pets, carts: Not fully accessible. Mat program. No supports. Pets okay (with restrictions). No cart storage.

 Lottery for available beds at 8:30pm each night

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