Those in need of further assistance may find help from the following organizations:
First United Church
Shelter, advocacy, weekly activities, programs, social services, and fundraising.
320 E. Hastings Street
Kettle Friendship Society
Housing assistance and community services for people challenged with mental illness.
1725 Venables Street
ARA Mental Health
Crisis intervention dealing with finances, housing, child apprehensions, referrals, resource allocation, and more.
#423 – 119 West Pender Street
MPA Mental Health Empowerment
Community resource centre, supported housing, licensed housing, advocacy, and social justice.
1733 West 4th Avenue
Atira Women’s Resource
Numerous housing and shelter programs, legal advocacy, stopping the violence counselling, homeless outreach support, self-employment initiatives.
101 East Cordova Street
604-331-1407 ext. 105
Provides a range of social, recreational, and educational programs for the residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
401 Main Street
Life Skill Center
Provides free showers, lunch, coffee, movies, and long-distance phone; various programs for women and men.
412 East Cordova Street
DTES Women’s Center
Counselling, free clothes, showers, laundry, workshops, programs, welfare and housing assistance, and advocacy. Safe and confidential.
300 Columbia Street
Vancouver Native Health
Walk-in clinic. Physician service for all with or without medical coverage.
455 East Hastings Street
Evelyn Saller Centre
Cafeteria, TV lounge, pool table, cards and board games, showers, laundry, and crafts.
320 Alexander Street
Safe place for women working on the streets. Shower facilities and food; relax and take part in various ongoing programs.
330 Alexander Street