EMERGENCY SHELTER

 

HOMELESSNESS ASSISTANCE

  • 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.