Basic Needs

The Basic Needs Program is a place for you to access everyday essentials such as clothing and hygiene items, a hot shower, and laundry facilities.

Things you can access:

  • Clothing: shirts, pants, sweaters, jackets, shoes, socks and underwear, etc.
  • Winter gear: hats, mitts, scarves
  • Backpacks and bags
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Soaps and lotions
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Menstrual products
  • Pet food
  • Hot showers (wheel-chair accessible)
  • Laundry facilities

Showers and basic needs items are available during drop-in hours Monday – Friday, 1 – 3 pm.

To book a time to do laundry, send us an email at info@rayinc.ca or call us at 204-783-5617 ext 207.

Items available are based on funding and donations. Not all items are always available.

Donating? Click here to see what we take.

Still not sure if we have what you’re looking for?

Come by anyways and ask one of our friendly staff! We will do our best to make sure that you leave with the items you need to feel safe, warm and comfortable.

The Basic Needs Program is accessible between 1-3pm from Monday to Friday.

Basic Needs & COVID-19

Right now, we are not able to offer showers or laundry services. Basic Needs items are available through our outdoor drop-in in the parking lot at 125 Sherbrook Street, Monday – Friday, 1 – 3 pm. We hope to have showers and laundry up and running again someday soon!

Drop-in Hours

Monday - Friday
1pm - 3pm
125 Sherbrook St