Evelyne Saller Centre entrance

Evelyne Saller Centre

COVID-19 update: Evelyne Saller Centre

March 2021: Programming remains limited and will gradually be restored in-line with public health guidelines.

Face masks are available, and are required to be worn.

We are currently offering:

Meal service:

  • Daily: 10am to 5:50pm

There is an option to dine-in, providing we have not reached maximum occupancy capacity. Otherwise, all meals will be take-out.

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

Shower service daily:

  • Weekdays: 9:45am to 6:45pm
  • Weekends: 10:30am to 6pm

Sign up is required.

Washrooms are available from 9am to 11pm.

Laundry service Monday to Friday:

  • Drop-off:
    • 9am to 2pm (unless maximum in take loads is reached)
  • Pick-up:
    • Week days: 9:30am to 7:45pm
    • Weekends: 10:30 am to 6:45pm
  • Limit: 50 loads per day

Drop in space:

  • Weekdays: 9am to 10:45pm
  • Weekends: 10am to 9:45pm

Maximum occupancy limits are in affect, per area, and for the building as a whole.

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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.

Hours, location, contact info

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

Health services

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


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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Paying for meals

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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