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The Gathering Place

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Phone: 604-665-2391

Address: 609 Helmcken Street, Vancouver BC


The Gathering Place is a community centre that caters to the disadvantaged residents of the Downtown South community. Services include a low-cost cafeteria, health centre, reading room and a c0nnected education centre.

Open 10am-8pmm, 7 days/week

Other services include:

  • recreational facilities
  • access to resources and health services
  • free clothing, showers & laundry
  • art programs (pottery, photography, painting)
  • Youth Worker available to talk and give referrals

Does not provide a shelter (except a part-time emergency shelter in the winter), but can offer referrals and information for these.