Health services

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: 9:15am to 7pm (by appointment)
  • Weekends: 10:30am to 6pm (by appointment)

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 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

Evelyne Saller Centre laundry

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

320 Alexander St
Vancouver BC, V6A 1C3

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