- Aboriginal Shelter (Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre) - A mat and blanket program operated by the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society
- Emergency Shelter Program - Temporary shelter, food and a variety of support services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
- Extreme Weather Response - Temporary spaces made available during weather conditions where sleeping outside might threaten health and safety. Activated by local community from November 1 through March 31 (subject to change).
- Emergency Shelter Locations (City of Vancouver) - Shelters no only provide essential services - such as beds and meals, they can also connect people who are homeless to housing and support services.
- Women's Transition Housing & Supports - Emotional support and crisis intervention; safe, temporary shelter with 24/7 staffing; help in accessing housing, financial, medical and legal assistance for women with dependent children.
- Aboriginal Outreach Program - Connection to housing necessary support services to address housing, health and cultural needs for homeless Aboriginal people living off-reserve.
- Homeless Outreach Program - Connection to housing, income assistance, and community-based support services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
- Homeless Prevention Program - Aimed a providing people in identified at-risk groups facing homelessness with portable rent supplements to help them access rental housing in the private Market.
- 211 is a confidential, multilingual telephone and texting service available in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Squamish-Lillooet and Sunshine Coast Regional Districts. 211 provides free information and referral to a full range of community, social, and government services, and operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
- Free and Low-Cost Food - There are many organizations throughout the city that offer free- or low-cost meals or groceries to residents in need. This includes organizations that cater specifically to women, sex trade workers, and youth. Find a group offering free food near you, and see what days and times you can drop by to eat.