COVID-19 Information

Apr 2020 | Resources

Government Support

City of Nanaimo Support – COVID-19 Information

Vulnerable Populations




1.  On Wesley Street, near the Overdose Prevention Site
2.  Outside the Community Services Building at 285 Prideaux Street, near the 7-10 Club breakfast program
3.  Across the road from the Salvation Army New Hope Centre, at the intersection of Cavan/Nicol/Esplanade

1.  Maffeo Sutton Park
2.  Dallas Square, near the cenotaph
3.  Wharf Street Loo, in the Diana Krall Plaza

COVID-19 Provincial Support

COVID-19 Information Housing

Income & Expenses


COVID-19 Federal Support

UPDATE – April 28, 2020:

Nanaimo is set to receive $200,000 in Indigenous funding and $200,000 in Designated funding. The Nanaimo Homeless Coalition will decide how and where this funding is spent to make the biggest impact possible in our region.​​​​​​​

On March 18, as part of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, the Federal Government announced an additional $157.7 million for the Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy.

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