Emergency Shelter

Wetaskiwin's emergency shelter is now closed. Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time at the shelter, and donated items or supplies. Your support made a difference.

Next Steps

  • Mayor Tyler Gandam will speak about the emergency shelter initiative at his annual Mayoral Address taking place May 14, 2019. Find out more.
  • The City of Wetaskiwin will complete a grant report detailing the allocation of the funds received to operate the emergency shelter.

Calling All Community Agencies

If any community agencies are interested in opening a permanent shelter in/around the City of Wetaskiwin, please contact Kevin Lucas at 780.361.4442 or by email for details.

Project Background

The City of Wetaskiwin opened a temporary emergency shelter from February until the end of April 2019 thanks to funding from the Government of Alberta Community and Social Services Ministry. This shelter was located at the Wetaskiwin Civic Building (4904 - 51 Street) and was open from 7 pm until 8 am every day.