Street Survival Guide

A one-stop resource for those who are, or at risk of, experiencing homelessness in Victoria. Created by a group of volunteers with street-life experience, this guide is to help those experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty access resources to meet their needs.

Street Survival Guide Downloadable PDF’s

To access and download the updated 2022 PDF edition click here: Street Survival Guide 2022

For the mobile version click here: Street Survival Guide Mobile 

To download in black & white click here: Street Survival Guide B&W

Last Updated: February 2022

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 for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit