​​Most of the region's shelter services for people who find themselves with no roof over their heads are in downtown Victoria where there is greater access to other social services and amenities.

Below is a list of shelter locations. FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE LIST PLEASE VISIT https://www.vewp.net/shelters

ROCK BAY LANDING (Cool Aid Society)
535 Ellice St. - 84 Beds (Co-Ed and Pets)
Sign Up: On location

​SANDY MERRIMAN HOUSE (Cool Aid Society)
809 Burdett Ave. - 25 Beds (Self Identified Women only)
Sign Up: On location or referral.

​SALVATION ARMY ADDICTIONS AND REHABILITATIONS CENTRE
525 Johnson St. - 21 Beds (Men only)
Sign Up: On location.

KIWANIS EMERGENCY YOUTH SHELTER
2117 Vancouver St. - 10 Beds (Co-Ed 13-18 yrs)
Sign Up: Regulations exist. Referral or Assessment on location to determine eligibility.

VIHA SOBERING AND ASSESSMENT CENTRE
1125 Pembroke St. - 20 Beds
Sign Up: Referral or Assessment on location to determine eligibility.

FIRST METROPOLITAN UNITED CHURCH (Our Place Society)
932 Balmoral St. - 55 Mats (Co-Ed)
Sign Up: Our Place Society (919 Pandora) starting at 7am

PHS SEASONAL (ARBUTUS) SHELTER - Referral Only - 50 beds

OUR PLACE SOCIETY - 35 Mats - Co-Ed

OUT OF THE RAIN YOUTH SHELTER - 30 Mats - (Click name title for information on where to go and how to access.) - Youth 15-25 only.

COOL AID TEMPORARY SHELTER
755 Pandora Avenue. Downtown Community Centre opens for 40 mats seasonally from November to March.
Sign Up: Sign in by phone (250-383-1951) starting at 5am or directly at Rock Bay Landing (535 Ellice) in person. **Mat must be obtained within first 15 mins of opening to ensure your space.**

VICTORIA NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE
231 Regina Avenue - 25 mats (Co-Ed)
Sign Up: Please Call 250-380-8355, Transportation is available from existing services.

Rock Bay Landing (Cool Aid Society)
535 Ellice St.
20 Mats (Co-Ed and Pets)
Sign Up: On location

The Salvation Army Addictions and Recovery Centre
525 Johnson Street
30 mats (Co-Ed)
Sign Up: On location starting at 2pm

Our Place Society - My Place
1240 Yates Street
15 mats (Co-Ed)
Sign Up: No walk ups at My Place Please. Access for this shelter is at the Our Place Reception Desk (919 Pandora) starting at 7:30pm

JDF Extreme Weather Shelter
#3-7450 Butler Rd
12 Mats (Co-Ed and Pets)
Sign Up: On Location starting at 7pm

Transport Muster @ Sooke Crisis and Referral Centre - 7pm
Emergency shelter mats available during EWP activation can include:

Rock Bay Landing (Cool Aid Society)
535 Ellice St.
20 Mats (Co-Ed and Pets)
Sign Up: On location

The Salvation Army Addictions and Recovery Centre
525 Johnson Street
30 mats (Co-Ed)
Sign Up: On location starting at 2pm

Our Place Society - My Place
1240 Yates Street
15 mats (Co-Ed)

Sign Up: No walk ups at My Place Please. Access for this shelter is at the Our Place Reception Desk (919 Pandora) starting at 7:30pm

JDF Extreme Weather Shelter
#3-7450 Butler Rd
12 Mats (Co-Ed and Pets)
Sign Up: On Location starting at 7pm
Transport Muster @ Sooke Crisis and Referral Centre - 7pm