Find emergency shelter or a safe place to stay.

BC211 Shelter List
Tel: 211 
Provides a list of available shelter beds. A good place to start if you are looking for emergency accommodations.  You can either call 211 or check the website for available beds. Updated twice a day around 11:30am and 7:30pm. Can also text 211 with the city your are in for information.

All Nations Youth Safe House
Tel: 604-584-2625    
Youth (16-18 years) shelter with 1 to 7-day emergency stay. Plans reviewed weekly to determine a need for extension (up to 30 days). Residents have a worker who assists in developing an individualized plan of daily goals to secure housing. Daily meals, access to a computer and phone, & housing and job search forms. A low risk facility. 

Arbour House 2nd Stage Transition House (YWCA) 
Tel: 604-597-4952    ckleisinger@ywcavan.org
Transition housing for women and children fleeing abuse from their intimate partner. Eight fully-furnished suites with a 12 month stay. On site support from staff five days per week for emotional support, advocacy, court accompaniments, housing search etc.

Atira Women’s Resource Society
Suite 201 - 2430 King George Blvd Surrey, BC V4P 1H5
Tel: 604-531-9143   info@atira.bc.ca
Housing for women along with other services. Atira offers both short term shelter and transition longer stay supportive options services. Also offers programs for children who have witnessed abuse and  parenting programs.

Atira’s housing options include:

Ama House (Atira)
Tel: 604-542-5992
Ama Transition House is available to women 55+ only and offers advocacy, referrals and one-on-one support.

Durrant House (Atira)
Tel: 604-531-9151
A first-stage transition house staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staff provides emotional support, referrals and resource information, advocacy, court and other accompaniments, parenting support, harm reduction etc.

Koomseh 2nd Stage Housing (Atira)
Tel: 604-501-9294
Koomseh provides supportive housing to 11 women and their children who have been impacted by abuse suffered in intimate relationships.

Maxxine Wright Place (Atira)
Tel: 604-580-2915
The Maxxine Wright Place serves women who are pregnant and/or have a newborn or are early parenting and need a safe place to stay. Women can access the shelter at any point during their pregnancy, and potentially stay until their baby is 6 months old. Have child care and health clinic for prenatal health. Also offer second stage housing program.

Shimai Transition House (Atira)
Tel: 604-581-9100
A first-stage transition house for women and their children escaping abuse. Staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staff provide emotional support, referrals and resource information, advocacy, court accompaniment, parenting support and on-site non-medical detoxification.

Bill Reid Place
17752 Colebrook Road Surrey, BC  V3S 0L5
Tel: 604-574-4341
Low-barrier shelter with 16 temporary beds for men and women 19+. Open 24 hours with all meals provided.  Also offers laundry, housing workers and drug and alcohol counsellors. Pet friendly.

Boulevard Shelter
10677 Whalley Boulevard, Surrey, B.C. V3T 4H8
Tel: 604-588-1061 
40 bed shelter. Low barrier. Harm reduction based. Daily meals for those staying  a the shelter. Also has an integrated housing program for people staying at the  shelter. The program can help with ID replacement, housing searches,  assistance applications, advocacy, referrals to other agencies  and other things.

Cynthia's Place
Surrey, BC
Tel: 604-582-2456
Single women and mothers with children. Low barrier shelter. One month stay maximum. Harm reduction.

Evergreen Transition House
Tel: 604-584-3301 
Transition house for abused women and their children. Offers temporary accommodation, support, basic counselling, advocacy, child and youth care worker, information and referrals.

Gateway Shelter
10667- 135 A St, Surrey BC V3T 4E3
Tel: 604-589-7777   
40 bed shelter for those 19+ years old. Supervised by staff during rest times, it offers separate ladies and men’s sleeping areas with washrooms. Locking storage and coat racks are available for use.  On site laundry, shower facilities, free coffee, phone and daily meals for those staying at the shelter. Also has an integrated housing program for people staying at the  shelter. The program can help with ID replacement, housing searches,  assistance applications, advocacy, referrals to other agencies  and other things.

Guildford Shelter
14716 104 Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V3R 1M3
Tel: 778-293-0889 
40 bed shelter. 19+, allows pets and has space for couples. Daily meals for those staying  a the shelter. Also has an integrated housing program for people staying at the  shelter. The program can help with ID replacement, housing searches,  assistance applications, advocacy, referrals to other agencies  and other things.

Hyland House
6595 King George Highway, Surrey BC
Tel: 604-599-8900 
Mobile Outreach Worker: 604-765-6751
Provides a 35 bed emergency shelter. 20 units of supported housing for people needing help in achieving and maintaining independence. Also provides outreach to people who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or difficult to house. 19+ years old. 

Ishtar Transition Housing Society
#101 – 6350 – 203rd St. Langley BC V2Y1L9 (Office)
Tel: 604-534-1011 or crisis line 604-530-9442  
Provides safe space for women and their children leaving abusive relationships or the risk of violence. Also provides counselling, victim services, and other supports for women and children. Two transition houses in the Langley and Aldergrove areas. 

Modular Housing Sites
Nickerson Place: 13550 – 105 Avenue Surrey, BC
Nancy Gerard Building: 10662 King George Boulevard Surrey, BC
Steve Cobon Building: 13455 – 107A Avenue Surrey, BC
Tel: 604-498-5804 
Small individual units. These sites allow a 2 year stay. Applications are though BC Housing but staff at the Boulevard, Gateway, Guildford, and Parkway shelters can help people apply, as well as look for other housing options.

Nisa Homes
Surrey BC
Tel: 1-888-456-8043  ext. 812
Transitional home for immigrant, refugee and Muslim women and their children who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Also a safe haven for women experiencing domestic violence.

Sheena’s Place
Surrey BC
Tel: 604-581-1538
Single women or with children. Also open for transgendered people.  1 family per room; singles share. Harm reduction. Low barrier shelter. Laundry.

Shelter and Street Help Line
Tel: 211
Monitors number of available beds in Lower Mainland shelters. Can refer to shelters, emergency accommodations, and other resources.

Virginia Sam Transition House
Tel: 604-572-5116 
Transition house for abused women and their children that provides a safe space. Service offered in English, Punjabi, Hindi, Spanish and Polish.

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