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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

Supporting LGBTQ2S+ Youth for Pride Week!

Once again Covenant House Vancouver will have a booth #47 at the Pride Sunset Beach Festival on Sunday, August 4 from 11am to 6pm. The festival happens after the Pride Parade at Sunset Beach. We will have beautiful buttons available ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 02, 2019

We are a sanctuary…

One day I was sitting in the living room with several girls in the Drake Crisis Program. They were having fun chatting and doing each other’s makeup and one girl offered to do makeup for a youth, Eve, who was beginning the process of transitioning from male to ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 01, 2019

Flag Decorating Party for Pride!

It is important that we do our best to create a space that is welcoming, safe, and be celebratory of all of our youth and their identities at Covenant House Vancouver. Once a month, our Drop-In Centre hosts an LGBTQ2S+ night and recently the ... Read more

Kristy HayterJuly 31, 2019

Sanctuary is a core principle at Covenant House

Covenant House Vancouver provides a safe haven from the hardships of homelessness. We recognize the fundamental worth of every human being, and create a safe setting where all youth – regardless of life experience or identity – are served without ... Read more

Kristy HayterJuly 26, 2019

Meet Our Family: Liam

Covenant House Vancouver is more than a program. To our staff, like Liam, we are family. We invite you to meet Liam and learn why Covenant House Vancouver is special to him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIeOL7KPYGQ

Kristy HayterJuly 23, 2019

Housing Support at Covenant House

Housing Support Workers help youth find, and hold on to, safe and affordable housing in our community. Our housing team helps young people transition to independent living by supporting them in a variety of ways, including: Housing searchOur Housing Support ... Read more

Kristy HayterJuly 22, 2019