Our Stories

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

Taxi Cab Ted Talk

You never know where inspiration and connection will come from. For Thomas* and I, it happened in the back of a taxi cab, on a sunny summer afternoon. Thomas had just had his wisdom teeth removed and we were heading ... Read more

Jason BosherOctober 05, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

In June of this year, the federal government passed legislation to mark September 30, 2021, as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Earlier this month, the Province of BC followed suit recognizing this as a day of commemoration in the public ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 30, 2021

An Executive Decision That Will Change Lives

As we head into “sweater weather,” pumpkin-spiced lattes, and fewer hours of daylight, have you ever stopped to appreciate that at the end of your rain-infused commute that you have a dry, warm, and safe place waiting for you? Take ... Read more

Jason BosherSeptember 28, 2021

Jenny’s discovers the joy of sport

Jenny came to our Crisis Program after experiencing parent-teen conflict. Her goal was to return home to be with her family. However, this was not possible until additional supports were put in place.While staying with us, Jenny expressed interest in ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 21, 2021