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This guide will help you find resources for people who are homeless and information about homelessness in B.C.
Click on "Homelessness" on the home page and enter the postal code for services in your neighbourhood or call 2-1-1 toll-free (multilingual)
Help line services include 211, the Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service (ADIRS), the Problem Gambling Help Line, VictimLink BC, and the Youth Against Violence Line
This Shelter and Street Help Line PDF includes listings for all EWR shelters in British Columbia.
The list is updated at around 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Contact them to find available shelter beds and services in the Lower Mainland: dial or text 2-1-1
Includes all shelters in British Columbia
Check symptoms and find health advice by using the HealthLink website or calling 8-1-1 toll-free to speak with a registered nurse, registered dietician or licensed pharmacist about health concerns (translation services available)
The map highlights food assets -- places where people can grow, prepare, share, buy, receive or learn about food -- in Vancouver
Downtown Eastside: Linkvan
A mobile-friendly website that connects community residents in the Downtown Eastside to nearby resources such as shelter, food, medical care, hygiene services, advocacy, and technology access
Downtown Eastside: Free Food in the DTES
A weekly PDF calendar of free food resources in the Downtown Eastside
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