British Columbia Division

Shelters

Community Programs

24 Hour Shelters |  These type of shelters are open 24-7 and often become the first point of contact between clients and staff. Case workers are available to provide clients with meals, referrals and basic necessities.

Community Services | 3 meals per day as well as Amenities and Resources are offered on a regular basis to our clients: Counseling & Referral Services | Computer Lab | 12 Step Support Groups | Nurses’ Clinic   Pharmacy consults | ShoeRenu Foot Care | Living Well Workshops | Education & Skills Development | Baking Certification Volunteer Work Experience Program | ProBono Legal Services | Recreational Activities | Spiritual Formation Substance Abuse Treatment Program | Men’s Summer Camp | Nature Hikes  

Deborah’s Gate | is a national, specialized program of care serving international and domestic women age 18 and up who have been trafficked into situations of sexual and/or labour exploitation, and are in need of protective and restorative housing and healing*. Deborah’s Gate is located in a confidential and secure location providing maximum security measures for those facing high level safety risks. Since inception, over 100 survivors of human trafficking have accessed rehabilitation and healing through Deborah’s Gate. The program is named after Deborah, the first female, Hebrew judge in 1100 BC who, in a time of great oppression and violence against women and children, led the Hebrew people into a season of victory and peace. The word “gate” represents safety and passage into a new place, which our program aims to provide for victims of human trafficking. The impacts of trafficking on a human life is devastating, but Deborah’s Gate aims to change the script of the story.

Emergency Shelters | Emergency Shelters offer immediate assistance for overnight stays  during cold and wet weather months, to clients in distress.

Esthers’s Place | Esther’s Place is a second stage housing program for women and children who require safe housing following their stay at Kate Booth House.                  

Kate Booth House | is a confidentially located shelter program, which provides a safe, caring environment for women and their children fleeing domestic violence.Residential services and crisis line are offered 24 hours a day throughout the year, to give support and advocacy and help battered women and children regain their self-esteem and rebuild their lives. Kate Booth House programs include daily counseling to educate women on issues such as parenting, assertiveness, the battering cycle and the dynamics of abuse. Information for skills training and employment resources are also provided. The children's program offers weekly children's group, parent counseling, individual child counseling and children's activities.In November 2006, Kate Booth House's new facilities were officially opened. This high security building provides 10 bedrooms and shelters for 25 women and children.Kate Booth House serves all women and children who are victims of abuse regardless of race, colour, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or age. After their departure, Kate Booth house continues to support women and children with follow-up support groups, clothing exchange, house drop-ins, mom's and tot's camp, and a telephone crisis line.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Locations

Abbotsford | Centre of Hope | 604.852.9305 |  careandshare.ca 

Chilliwack | Brigadier Arthur Cartmell House Shelter | 604.792.4486 | salvationarmychilliwack.ca

Campbell River | Evergreen Emergency Shelter | 250.287.3791 |  oceancrest.ca

Fort St. John | Northern Centre of Hope | 250.785.0372

Langley | Gateway of Hope Shelter | 604.514.7375 | gatewayofhope.ca

Maple Ridge | Ridge Meadows Shelter | 604.463.8296 | saridgemeadows.com

Nanaimo | New Hope Centre Shelter | 250.714.1142 | salvationarmynanaimo.com

New Westminster | Stevenson House | 604.526.4783 

Penticton | Compass House Shelter | 250.490.9521 

Prince Rupert | Emergency Shelter | 250.624.6180 | princerupertsalvationarmy.com 

Richmond | Richmond House | 604.276.2490 |  salvationarmyrichmond.org

Vancouver | Belkin House | 604.681.3405 | belkinhouse.ca

Vancouver | Beacon (The) | 604.646.6846 | harbourlightbc.com

Vancouver | Crosswalk (The) |  604.646.6875 |  harbourlightbc.com

Vancouver | Haven (The) |  604.646.6806 | harbourlightbc.com

Vancouver | New Beginnings | 604.694.6623 | belkinhouse.ca

Victoria | Addictions & Rehabilitation Center |  250.384.3396 | victoriaarc.org

Undisclosed Safehouse 

Deborah's Gate | deborahsgate.ca | 604.915.5678 

Kate Booth | 604.872.7774

Esther's Place