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Downtown Eastside

Astoria Hotel on Hastings StreetWhat it's Known for: Dense population of homeless and drug-addicted people, abandoned buildings and businesses, pawn-shops and port.

Inhabitants are: Primarily single, middle-aged men, low or no-income and welfare-recipients.

Types of Housing: Low-rent or subsidized apartments and numerous hotels built in the early 1900s.

Parks & Community Centres

Oppenheimer Park - Cordova, Dunlevy & Jackson Streets

Carnegie Centre - 401 Main Street - 604-665-2220

Carnegie Reading Room Library - 401 Main Street - 604-665-3010

Evelyne Saller Centre - 320 Alexander Street - 604-665-3075

Fire, Police & Rescue Services

Fire Hall No. 2 - 199 Main Street

Granville Downtown South Community Policing Centre - 916 Granville St. - 604-717-2920

Health & Medical Centres

Downtown Community Health Centre - 569 Powell Street - 604-255-3151

Pender Community Health Centre - 59 West Pender - 604-669-9181

St. Paul’s Hospital - 1081 Burrard St. - 604-682-2344

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