- October 12: Masks are mandatory inside all publicly-accessed District facilities for anyone aged 5 years and older. Read more about the provincial health order and exemptions.
- September 18: Update regarding facilities, programs and services that will require proof of vaccination. Read more.
- August 31: Additional recreation programs and services will be resuming on September 7 and September 13. Read more.
Vaccine registration is open to anyone born in 2009 or earlier (12+).
Drop-ins are now welcome at all Vancouver Coastal Health clinics on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on your eligibility and vaccine availability. People 12+ are eligible to be vaccinated and you are eligible for a second dose at 28 days after your first dose.
STATUS OF FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Masks are mandatory inside all publicly-accessed District facilities for anyone aged 5 years and older. Read more about the provincial health order and exemptions.
View the list of municipal facilities to see their current status:
Municipal Hall is closed to the public until further notice. District staff continue to provide services by phone or email.
TransLink Service Changes
The 258 UBC / 258 West Vancouver Express bus is suspended until further notice. Please take the 250 to Burrard Street and transfer to the 44 to UBC.
View TransLink's service changes and COVID-19 precautions on public transit:
Resources and support for individuals
Mental health resources
Virtual services are available for British Columbians who are experiencing anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges.
Connect North Shore
Connect North Shore was created to link residents to community resources including information for those in need and volunteer opportunities for those who want to help. The Connect North Shore resource directory provides links to community service organizations with a focus on those serving the North Shore, including resources for food, housing, social support and more.
Grocery and meal assistance
Free and Low-Cost Groceries and Prepared Meals (updated September 9)
Information resources in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and English
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the District of West Vancouver is offering free access to showers for community members who would otherwise not have access to a shower. The shower program returns Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Please note new days, hours, and location.
- Location: West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Drive. Meet at the welcome tent at the entrance, located on the south side (Marine Drive) of the community centre. The welcome tent is the second tent from the fountain.
- Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12 to 2:30 p.m.
Masks are required at all times when not showering or shaving. Toiletries and towels will be provided. For questions, please contact Karen Marzocco, Access Services Program Coordinator, at 604-925-7279 or email.
The Seniors' Activity Centre has launched programs to support seniors during this time of physical distancing. For information and assistance, call the Seniors' Activity Centre at 604-925-7280 or visit westvancouver.ca/seniors.
With LibraryConnect, you can call, chat, or email us to get the support you need.
Resources and support for businesses and organizations
The District of West Vancouver is following the guidance of our local, provincial and federal health authorities—and encourages the business community to do the same.
COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants
The Community Grants program helps residents of West Vancouver by providing funding assistance to non-profit organizations offering programs and services residents need.
There are many things you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your community. Please follow the advice of health authorities.
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