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Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

Puts danger into perspective

Our young people tell us frequently about the dangers of living on the streets:  getting robbed while you're sleeping (sometimes even having shoes removed in the middle of the night) or getting assaulted is commonplace.  Street youth say it's difficult ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 24, 2009

A Big Merci

I just received a phone call that I thought should be shared with everyone. Just recently, we had two youths staying with us from Quebec one of whom could only speak French. After staying with us for awhile, Covenant House ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 24, 2009

Sam’s Gift

Sam and his mother came in today with a wonderful gift.  He was adorable with a curly mop of hair and big eyes.  He handed me an envelope looking very proud, $32 in twoonies. Sam just turned 5, his day ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 07, 2009