Carnegie Community Centre

Carnegie Community Centre

COVID-19 update: Carnegie

Programming remains limited and will gradually be restored in-line with public health guidelines. 

Meal service from the 2nd floor cafeteria

  • 9am to 11am
  • Noon to 4pm
  • 5pm to 8pm

Community programs

  • Various, including drop-in and to-go arts, cultural, educational, and recreational community programs. Phone 604-665-2220 for more information.
  • Community programming is also being delivered in Oppenheimer Park, view the latest program schedule (1.9 MB)

Drop in space and washrooms

  • 9am to 11pm

Carnegie Library Branch

Monday through Saturday:

  • 9am to 9pm


  • 9am to 4pm

Learn more about the daytime services at community centres (407 KB)

Carnegie Community Centre — often referred to as the living room of the Downtown Eastside — provides social, educational, cultural, and recreational activities on-site, at nearby Oppenheimer Park, and through an outreach team.

The programs serve low income adults with the goal of nurturing mind, body, and spirit in a safe and welcoming environment.

What's happeningPrograms and services limited

The field house at Oppenheimer Park is closed until further notice. Everyone is welcome at Carnegie Community Centre where programs and services are going ahead on a limited basis with modifications due to COVID-19.

Hours, location, contact info

Find out where Carnegie Centre is located, how to contact us, and our hours.


Discover social, educational, and recreational activities offered through programs at our Main and Hastings location.

Volunteering and donations

Carnegie Community Centre is an important part of Vancouver's rich history. Make a difference as a volunteer or make a donation.

Outreach programs

Our outreach team connects individuals experiencing homelessness and needing assistance to supports.

Carnegie Library Branch

The library is open for browsing, holds, information, printing, and scanning. Computers available. Call the branch for questions: 604-665-3010


The Carnegie Community Centre cafeteria serves low-cost, nutritious meals 365 days a year, with a different menu every day.


Free WiFi is available at this location.

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Membership at Carnegie Community Centre

All services and programs at Carnegie Community Centre are offered free of charge with an annual membership of $1.

Support Carnegie Centre

Help Carnegie deliver programs by making a tax-deductible donation to the Carnegie Community Centre Association. Mail a cheque to Carnegie Community Centre Association, or  donate now using PayPal.

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Homelessness services

Find details on supportive housing, shelters, financial aid, low-cost meals, and more.