Evelyne Saller Centre entrance

Evelyne Saller Centre

COVID-19 update: Evelyne Saller Centre

July 15, 2020: Programming remains limited and will gradually be restored in-line with public health guidelines. We're currently offering:

Meal service:

  • 10am to noon
  • 1pm to 2:30pm
  • 3pm to 5:30pm

Hand-washing and sanitizing options are provided before and after receiving meals.

Shower service daily:

  • Monday to Friday:
    • First shower: 10:15am
    • Last shower: 6:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday:
    • First shower: 10:15am
    • Last shower: 5:45pm

Sign up is required.

Washrooms are available from 9:15am to 7:30pm.

Laundry service Monday to Friday:

  • Dropoff:
    • 9:15am to 10am
    • 12:15pm to 1pm
  • Pickup:
    • 12:30pm to 1pm
    • 2:30pm to 3pm
    • 5pm to 7:45pm
  • Limit: 40 loads per day

Drop in space:

  • 9:15am to noon
  • 1pm to 4pm
  • 5pm to 7:45pm

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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.

Hours, location, contact info

Find out where the Evelyne Saller Centre is located, how to contact us, and hours for all services.


Our recreational, social, cultural, and educational programs include arts and crafts, women’s groups, ping pong, bowling, bingo, and pool tournaments.

Health services

We provide necessary services to the community including shower services, laundry services, and health support services including delousing.

Volunteer and donate

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


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.


Free WiFi is available at this location.

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Membership at Evelyne Saller Centre

Membership for services at Evelyne Saller Centre cost $1.

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

Meals $2 each

Recreation membership $1

 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

Contact us

Email: evelynesallercentre@vancouver.ca

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

320 Alexander St
Vancouver BC, V6A 1C3

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.

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