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Category Page: Shelter

Extreme Weather Response Shelters (EWR)

Lookout increases the number of beds during the worst weather of the year to ensure those who are at risk have a safe place to sleep. Emergency Weather Response Shelters (EWRs) are operated by Lookout on the North Shore, Burnaby, New Westminster and Surrey. Note: EWR shelters are open only when an alert is called

Emergency Shelters – Year Round

Lookout’s shelters include 341 beds in nine shelters that serve Vancouver (both the Downtown Eastside and Central Vancouver), Surrey, the North Shore, Abbotsford and New Westminster. Lookout makes a concerted effort to focus on case plans and work with clients to find suitable housing options – a challenge given the lack of affordable housing in the Lower Mainland.