Corpus Christi College students take a break from volunteering to take a photo with the Missionaries of Charity sisters. Photography by Sarah Scali (2017).

The Door Is Open operates out of the good will of people in our community to help people in need.

We are a day shelter for the homeless of Vancouver, with approximately 130,000 homeless visits per year. Our homeless are people who are used to living on the street, and want to come in out of the cold or rain to relax, to eat or to socialize in a safe, friendly, and non-judgemental environment.

You can help us in the following ways: