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:

Donate to the Warming Centre

Donations are needed and gratefully accepted. **Please note that clothing donations are not accepted at this time**

Monetary donations may be made to the daytime warming centre. Donations will be placed in a reserve fund designated for the operation of this facility. Make a monetary donation to the daytime warming centre online. Alternatively, large amounts ($5,000+) can be made by personal or company cheque at City Hall. 

To donate food and other needed supplies, 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)
  • 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.