VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Wet weather in the Lower Mainland is prompting the City of Vancouver to open up additional shelter spaces Saturday and Sunday.
With an extreme weather warning in effect, and rain expected in the region, nearly 100 spaces will be available for the homeless.
Please share: Additional shelter space is available tonight (Nov. 16) and tomorrow night due to an Extreme Weather Alert. Call 2-1-1 for info and availability. More on Vancouver’s winter response can be found here: https://t.co/HicH6RYmiC pic.twitter.com/nSPFTT7WbC
— City of Vancouver (@CityofVancouver) November 16, 2019
These include mats at four different sites in the city, with some spaces prioritized for women and youth.
Those who are in need of shelter Nov. 16 and 17 can dial 2-1-1 for availability.