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

It’s Social Work Week in British Columbia!

Social workers make a real difference in the lives of people, families and communities across the country. The provincial government has declared March 15-21, 2020 Social Work Week in British Columbia. The theme for 2020 is United by Diversity. Strengthened ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 17, 2020

A personal letter from our CEO, Krista Thompson

To our Covenant House Vancouver Family, Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). At Covenant House Vancouver, our role and responsibility during this time like anytime, is the health and well-being ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update from Covenant House Vancouver

At Covenant House Vancouver (CHV), our role and responsibility during this time, like anytime, is the health and well-being of young people experiencing homelessness. There are specific challenges and unique risks related to COVID-19 for young people experiencing homelessness: Young ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMarch 13, 2020

Integrated Case Management at Covenant House

The Case Management Team are Social Workers who work to provide youth-focused, coordinated and all-encompassing services to youth. Covenant House Vancouver takes a Trauma Informed Approach to caring for our young people. Trauma Informed Care involves understanding, recognizing, and responding ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 12, 2020

Big thanks to the Blue Goose British Columbia Pond!

The Blue Goose British Columbia Pond held a Month of Caring in February and members completed 207 hours of volunteer work and raised funds for Covenant House Vancouver. We were the lucky recipient of their "Period Poverty" fundraiser. The group ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 11, 2020

Honour an inspiring woman in your life

This past Sunday we celebrated International Women's Day, and upon reflecting on that theme, what came to mind was the extraordinary role that women staff and volunteers play each and every day here at Covenant House Vancouver. Their resilience, empathy ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMarch 09, 2020

It’s International Women’s Day 2020!

All around the world, this represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 08, 2020