Extreme Cold Weather Resources

November 3, 2023

Call 211

The winter is hard for people who are experiencing homelessness or precariously sheltered. If you are looking for warm weather shelters in Manitoba, please call 2-1-1 for the most current situation. We will continually update this blog as we are informed of changes in programming or are notified of additional resources.

NEW: Pop up Shelter have been set up near Thunderbird House in Winnipeg, near the intersection of Main St and Higgins Ave (January 12, 2024)

NEW: Residents of Winnipeg can warm up in Leisure Centres and Libraries, during periods of cold, when open (January 15, 2023)

New: People in Brandon who are experiencing homelessness over night can warm up at the Overnight Drop in Centre at 731 Princess Ave. NB. There are no beds at this facility but folks can come in to warm up.


In order to make sure that people have a place to sleep during extreme cold weather, End Homelessness Winnipeg and a number of front-line organizations have released Emergency Response: A Homeless-centred Plan for Keeping Winnipeggers Safer.


From End Homelessness Winnipeg: “If you are a service provider, you can find COVID-19 Resources for Winnipeg’s Homeless-Serving Sector here.”