Are you in an emergency?
Here are some phone numbers you can call if you need assistance now:
Ambulance, Fire, Police – 911
Distress Centre Calgary – 403-266-4357
Suicide Prevention & Support – 1-833-456-4566
DOAP Team – 403-998-7388
Don’t know who to call? Dial 211, the Community & Social Services Help Line. They can help!
Where is the Calgary Drop-In Centre?
Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI)
Address: 1 Dermot Baldwin Way, SE
Call us: 403-266-3600
Click here to download our Community Resources Guide
Please note: Our capacity is less than usual due to COVID-19. We will do our best to help you during this time.
Our meal service is currently limited to those registered at the shelter. If you are in need of a meal, please call the Calgary Food Bank at 403-253-2055 to book a food hamper.
Our Clothing Room is CLOSED
While our clothing room at our main shelter will be closed as of February 17, 2023, it still provides clothing, outerwear, shoes, and other essentials to those staying at the DI and distributes clothing to partner agencies and outreach groups to help those in need.
Downtown Calgary Victim Services
The Downtown Calgary Victim Services program supports vulnerable people who have been victims of crime. This team acts as a liaison for their client and the justice system.
If you are a victim of a crime and need help, give us a call:
587-888-4546 or 403-988-7538
These are some other great resources in the city.
Best suited for alcohol and drug users in a judgment-free zone.
Address: 203 15th Avenue SE (map)
Be The Change
Best suited for those currently experiencing homelessness in need of essential resources.
Best suited for anyone seeking shelter between 12 – 17 years old.
Address: 938 15 Avenue SW (map)
Calgary Food Bank
Provides food hampers, but you must call them to book a hamper before you pick up.
Address: 5000 11 St SE (map)
Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter
Best suited for women seeking support because of family violence and abuse. It’s an undisclosed location for safety.
24-Hour Family Violence Helpline: 403-234-7233