Covenant House Vancouver has been fortunate to receive $50,000 from RBC for our mental health services. Some homeless youth struggle with mental illness which makes it difficult for them to leave the streets behind them. In order to ensure that these youth receive the help that they need, we provide them with in-house counseling and care from our mental health clinicians and partner psychiatrists. Holding these sessions in our facility has resulted in a tremendous improvement of the mental health of our youth.
Since 2009, RBC has supported this vital initiative, allowing us to help our youth stabilize and improve their mental health so they can begin the process of leaving the streets for good. Through RBC Children's Mental Health Project, they have provided more than $20 million to organizations dedicated to providing early intervention, increasing public awareness and reducing the stigma of mental illness.