Daytime Warming Centre

Emergency daytime warming centre

White Rock’s Daytime Warming Centre provides refuge for people experiencing homelessness during cold weather. The Centre will operate daily from November 27, 2023 - March 8, 2024. Hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Daytime Warming Centre Information:

  • Location: 14600 N Bluff Rd, White Rock BC (in a modular building adjacent to the community gardens near Centennial Arena)
  • Services: meals/snacks, personal care, mental health resources, counselling 
  • Operator: Engaged Community of Canada Society (ECCS) 

Donate to the Warming Centre

Donations are needed and gratefully accepted. To donate, drop off during centre hours by knocking on the door. 

Supplies that are needed:

  • Disposable plates
  • Towels to dry people head to toe when wet
  • New socks
  • Hand and feet warmers
  • Wound healing ointment
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • All sizes of bandages
  • Disposable cups (hot liquids)
  • Underwear (men and women)
  • Belts
  • Loose fitting garments that can be easily removed and put on in emergencies (track or sweatpants)
  • Coats (all sizes)
  • Toques
  • Mittens
  • Bags of sugar
  • Very soft and chewy snack bars
  • Fruit cups with high sugar syrup
  • Pudding cups (all flavors)
  • Pasta (all kinds)
  • Pasta sauces
  • Frozen vegetables
  • Quick flavored rice
  • Cereal (all varieties)
  • Teriyaki sauces and other sweet sauces

White Rock's Daytime Warming Centre is funded by the City of White Rock.