If you or someone you know needs help, please call one of these support hotline numbers, open 24/7:
Suicidal Thoughts: 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
Mental Health Support: 310-6789 (do not add 604, 778 or 250 before the number)
Alcohol, Substance Use & Addiction: 1-800-663-1441
If this is an emergency call 9-1-1.
Lookout has shelters in multiple cities. Click on the map to find a shelter resource center, or medical clinic near you.
If you cannot find what you need on this website please visit BC211.ca or call 2-1-1. BC 211 Help Lines can help you find:
Get help with substance use and addictions
Other referrals you may need
Between November 1 and March 31 of each winter the Extreme Weather Response program enables communities to temporarily increase the number of emergency shelter beds during extreme conditions that threaten the safety and health of homeless individuals. Lookout and other service providers will open Extreme Weather Response shelters, usually near year-round shelters. To find out about which of these shelters is open, please contact the Lookout shelter closest to you, or check the BC Housing shelter map.