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Shelters in Delta

Extreme Weather Response Shelter in Delta

The Extreme Weather Response Program is funded by BC Housing and operates between November 1 and March 31 each year. In Delta, the Extreme Weather Shelter is delivered through a partnership between Ladner United Church and Options Community Services. Ladner United Church provides space and volunteers; Options Community Services manages the operations of the shelter. The City of Delta is supporting the program through the start up costs associated with the shelter. City staff are members of the Extreme Weather Response Working Group.

When is it available: Overnight operations, 9:00 pm to 7:00 am
Where is it: 4960 48 Ave, Delta, BC (Ladner United Church)
Who to call, if needed: 604-599-8900 (OPTIONS Hyland House EWR Coordination)
How many beds are available: Due to COVID-related health regulations, only five (5) beds are available

The shelter is open when Extreme Weather Response alerts are issued by the Homelessness Services Association of BC (HSABC), including the following:

  • Rainfall that makes it difficult or impossible for those experiencing homelessness to remain dry; and/or
  • Sleet/freezing rain; and/or
  • Snow accumulation; and/or
  • Sustained high winds; and/or
  • Temperatures at, or feeling like 0 C. or below; and/or
  • Rainfall of at least 50mm in a 24-hour period; and/or
  • Storm Surge or other Flooding Conditions

When an EWR alert is issued, City staff notifies various community and business partners who can share this information with people who are experiencing homelessness in Delta. The City also issues alerts on its social media. To get extreme weather updates: follow us on Twitter and/or Facebook.

Ladner United Church contact information: 604-946-6254 or

Find a shelter space in other communities:

  • bc211 Shelter List or call 211: the Shelter List details available shelter beds and mats for women, men, youth and families. The list is updated twice a day at 11:30 am and 7:30 pm.
  • HSABC Shelter Listing: updated February 2020.

Azure Place - Delta Transition House

The Delta transition house for women and children fleeing violence opened on August 28, 2017. Azure Place is located in Delta in an unidentified location and provides a safe home environment for women and their families who need a short-term place to stay during a time of crisis in their life. It is funded by BC Housing and operated by W.I.N.G.S. (Women in Need Gaining Strength), a non-profit organization serving women throughout Metro Vancouver.

Contact Info 
Azure Place - Delta Transition House
PO Box 33044 Nordel, Delta, BC V4C 8E6