Need Shelter Now? Raising the Roof

Dawn-to-Dawn is a Residential Housing program that offers transitional housing to homeless individuals and their families. We do not provide emergency shelter or other emergency services. If you are in need of emergency shelter, food, income, or security in the Comox Valley, please access services listed in the left hand menu bar.

Please note that we currently are at capacity and unable to take on any additional clients

For a complete list of emergency services – including clothing, furniture and other emergency aid –  in the Comox Valley, please download the Comox Valley Monthly Resource Guide. The guide is updated and published every month by the Comox Valley Ad Hoc Emergency Resources Organization (AHERO).

July – Comox Valley Monthly Resource Guide

Emergency Shelter

Pidcock House (Salvation Army* 24/hr. Adult Emergency Shelter)
632 Pidcock Avenue, Courtenay
Telephone: 250-338-2533

Lilli House (For women and their children needing shelter from abuse)
Telephone: 250-338-1227

Emergency Food

Food Bank
1755B 13th Street
Telephone: 250-338-0615
Mon – Wed: 9.30am – 12pm, Fri: 9.30am – 11am
Thurs: distribution day: 9.30am – 1pm
Bring your own grocery bags.

Sonshine Lunch Club
505 6th Street, St. George’s United Church
Telephone: 250-334-4961
For everyone: free lunch & food to take.
Mon-Fri, 11.30am – 12.30pm

Emergency Income

Ministry of Social Development
730 Grant Avenue
Telephone: 1-866-866-0800
After hours: 4.30pm – 12.30am 1-800-660-3194
12.30am – 8am: 1-800-663-9122

Applications for income assistance:
To apply online:
Office hours: Mon – Fri: 9am – 4pm

Crisis Support, Victim Assistance, and Sexual Assault

Vancouver Island Crisis Line
Support for everyone, suicide assessment and access to Crisis Intervention Nurse.

CV RCMP Victim Services
Support, referral, information for victims of crime and trauma.

Victim LINK (24 hours)
Help and information for victims of family sexual violence and other crimes.


Are you interested in becoming a landlord in the Residential Housing Program? Please contact for more information.