Whether Emergency Shelter or Affordable Housing, UGM offers diverse, compassionate options for people seeking shelter from the streets, a place to live and re-build, or a home where they can raise their family.

Forms and Applications

Emergency Shelter

Open 365 days a year, UGM’s Emergency Shelter at 601 E Hastings gives men without shelter a safe place to sleep that’s warm, dry, and supportive. Our shelter facilities provide up to 72 beds for men struggling to find a place to call home.

Each guest is given the dedicated care and grace-filled attention they deserve. Once they’re settled, guests can participate in Bible devotionals or meet with an experienced Case Manager, who provides personalized one-on-one care. Collaborating with a Case Manager gives each person the vital support they need to climb out of survival mode, move forward, and grow. Finally, men struggling with addiction are encouraged to participate in Gateway: a short-term live-in program that equips men in Emergency Shelter to transition into recovery.

Affordable Housing

UGM’s affordable housing units are provided through a Union Gospel Mission Housing Society partnership with BC Housing.

Whether it’s independent suites for men and women who are committed to maintaining a sober lifestyle, or family-oriented units at low-rent costs, all of our housing facilities provide a safe, warm, and supportive place to call home.