Health services

The Health Services Department provides these free services to the community:

  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Health support including delousing

Shower services

The Health Centre has clean, private showers with towels, soap, shampoo, razors, and shaving foam available for use, free of charge.

Shower hours

  • Monday: 9:15am to 5pm (last shower in at 4:30pm)
  • Tuesday to Friday: Open at 9:15am to 7pm (last shower in at 6:30pm)
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 6pm (last shower in at 5:30pm)

Laundry services

Clients can drop off a load of laundry in the morning and pick it up at night. Laundry is done on a first-come, first-served basis.

Follow these rules to enjoy our laundry services:

  • Bring one medium size load per day (maximum three loads per week)
  • Only two denim items per load
  • Make sure laundry contains clothing only
  • If you have - or suspect you have - bedbugs, lice, or scabies please tell staff in advance for further instructions
  • Put your laundry in a clear bag with no holes or tears - the centre will provide plastic bags

Laundry hours

  • Monday: Open at 9am, can drop off until 2pm closed at 6pm
  • Tuesday to Friday: Open at 9am, can drop off until 2pm, closed at 8pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: No laundry. Pick up only

Daily laundry limits

  • Monday: First 50 loads
  • Tuesday to Friday: First 60 loads
  • Saturday and Sunday: Laundry closed

Health support services and delousing

We provide treatments for people with lice and scabies on Tuesday to Friday, 9:30am to 6pm.

Bedding and clothing will be washed and a change of clothing can be provided.

For more information speak to someone at the Health Centre.

Contact us


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

404 Alexander St
Vancouver BC, V6A 1C5

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