Temporary Emergency Shelter

Any homeless person over the age of 19 is eligible to enter our temporary shelter accommodations, depending on availability of space and whether certain basic criteria can be met. While staying at the temporary shelter accommodations, residents can access meal services, showers, laundry, social workers, referrals to community services and harm reduction services.

Who can stay at the temporary shelter accommodations?

These accommodations are open to men and women who are at least 19 years old and who are homeless, transient, or temporarily in need of accommodation. Everyone who stays at the temporary shelter accommodations is expected to comply with all house rules.

How many spaces are available?

This temporary shelter will provide up to 38 new beds for people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna.

Operating hours are: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

What other resources are available to registered clients?

  • Case planning
  • Referrals
  • Resource room
  • Laundry and showers
  • Meal Services

Admissions

There is no fee for the program. The temporary amalgamated shelter is funded by BC Housing to provide emergency shelter in the Kelowna area for those who are absolute homeless, who  may be suffering from economic downturn, addictions and/or  mental health challenges.