Parks, Recreation, and Culture

Evelyne Saller Centre

Evelyne Saller Centre entrance

The Evelyne Saller Centre provides a variety of services to low income and at risk adults living in the Downtown Eastside. The centre supports the physical, mental, and social well-being of community members to enhance their quality of life.

Facilities at the Evelyne Saller Centre include a low-cost cafeteria, free showers and laundry service, and a variety of recreational programs both within and outside the centre.


Evelyne Saller Centre recreation

The Evelyne Saller Centre provides recreational, social, cultural, and educational programs including arts and crafts, women’s groups, ping pong, bowling, bingo, and pool tournaments.

Health Services

Evelyne Saller Centre health services

The Health Services Department provides necessary services to the community including shower services, laundry services, and health support services including delousing.


Make a difference at the Evelyne Saller Centre

Find out how you can make a difference in the community as a volunteer at the Evelyne Saller Centre.

Food services

Evelyne Saller Centre cafeteria

The Evelyne Saller Centre cafeteria is open seven days a week, 365 days a year and serves full course meals for $2.00. Find information on hours of operation, cost and payments, and the weekly menu.

Membership at Evelyne Saller Centre

Membership for services at Evelyne Saller Centre cost $1.00.


Membership Services Fee-based services
  • Social, recreational, and life-skill development programs
  • Showers
  • Haircuts
  • Laundry
  • Daily locker use

Meals $2.00 each

Recreation membership $1.00

 If you cannot afford to pay for a meal, the Ministry of Housing and Social Development can provide you with meal vouchers.

Meals can be:

  • Paid directly with cash
  • Prepaid by opening and depositing money into a client trust account
  • Paid with meal vouchers, or with funds deposited by a Ministry of Housing and Social Development worker into a client trust account

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Thank you, Evelyne

Evelyne Saller

Evelyne Saller — founder of the 44 Club later renamed the Evelyne Saller Centre — mentor to hundreds, beloved to many more living in the Downtown Eastside community.


Main Centre
Monday to Friday:
9am to 11pm

Saturday to Sunday:
10am to 10pm

10am to 5:50pm

Saturday and Sunday:
10am to 12:30pm
2pm to 5:30pm

9:15am to 3:30pm

Tuesday to Friday:
9:15am to 7:30pm

Monday to Friday:
Opens at 9am

Lice treatment
By appointment Tuesday to Friday

Contact us

email evelynesallercentre

Phone: 604-665-3075
Fax: 604-606-2671

320 Alexander St
Vancouver BC, V6A 1C3

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