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Extra Shelter Space in Vancouver

Nov 02, 2017

An extreme weather alert has been issued for Vancouver commencing Thursday, November 02, 2017. Based on the available forecast, it is expected that this alert will continue until Sunday, November 05, 2017.

Extra shelter spaces will be open at:

  • First Baptist Church (969 Burrard St.) – November 2, 2017

  • Directions Youth Services Centre (1138 Burrard St.) – Nov 2-5, 2017

  • Evelyne Saller Centre (320 Alexander St.) – Nov 2-5, 2017

  • The Salvation Army Belkin House (555 Homer St.) – Back-up after 11pm

Additional Information

BC Housing and the City of Vancouver have partnered to increase temporary winter shelter spaces in Vancouver to allow them to remain open nightly until Mar 31.

To date the following sites will be open nightly until March 31, regardless of whether an Extreme Weather Alert has been issued:

  • Salvation Army Harbour Light: 119 E. Cordova St, 8pm-8am

  • Salvation Army Sutherland Beacon: 119 E. Cordova St, 8pm-8am

  • Salvation Army Anchor of Hope: 134 E. Cordova St, 8pm-8am

  • RainCity Winter Shelter: 1401 Hornby St, 24hrs

  • Gathering Place: 609 Helmcken St, 8.30pm-7:30am

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