Temporary Winter Shelter programs typically operate between November 1st and March 31st.
Temporary Winter Shelter (TWS) programs typically operate between November 1st and March 31st.
When is it activated?
When the Gateway and Our Place Shelters are regularly full during the winter season BC Housing will fund Temporary Winter Shelter programs.
How many spaces are available?
The TWS program located at Gateway has the capacity for up to 13 spaces.
The TWS program located at 2307 43 ave has the capacity for 20 spaces.
What other resources are available to registered clients?
- Laundry and showers
- Meal services
Registration is between 9:00am and 11:00pm
There is no fee for the program. Shelter programs are funded by BC Housing.