Is a co-ed, low barrier shelter that provides accommodation for women and men who are homeless. The centre operates 7 days a week, 365 days per year and provides 42 shelter beds. Clients are provided with a clean bed, meals and access to support workers plus a case management team that works closely with them Case Managers possess in-depth knowledge of available services and focus on housing placement and stability.
Emerald Centre provides harm reduction services for people who use substances to get help and protect our community. The shelter distributes supplies for safe drug use, teach about safe drug use and refer clients to a range of services that enhance the knowledge, resources, and supports for individuals.
Temporary Winter Shelter
is open to the city’s homeless population from November 1 – March 31, 7 days a week. The temporary shelter is very low barrier and accepts clients as they come. Clients are provided with meals, a warm place to sleep, and access to case management services.