Emergency shelter slated for winter months – Sooke


Those experiencing homelessness in Sooke may have an emergency shelter for those cold winter nights. 

Jen Book, Greater Victoria Extreme Weather Protocol regional co-ordinator, identified a need in Sooke after eight homeless people were transported by car to a Victoria shelter during a snowstorm last year.

Read the article: Emergency shelter slated for winter months

Source: Sooke New Mirror

Author: Sharron Ho

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca