This service is not activated at this time. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gateway Shelter has been temporarily amalgamated with the Our Place Shelter and is now located at 2506 37 Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia.

This service is not activated at this time.

When is it activated?

Temporary Winter Shelter (TWS) programs typically operate between November 1st and March 31st.

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 has the capacity for up to 20 spaces.

What other resources are available to registered clients?

  • Referrals
  • 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.