Our Stories

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

Timmy’s First Cooking Class

Witnessing a community come together is just one of the many reasons I love running the cooking class here at Covenant House Vancouver. For a few hours each week, the youth get a chance to build life skills and independence ... Read more

Megan ChenMarch 31, 2021

Thank you to BMO for their commitment to social change

Covenant House Vancouver would like to extend gratitude to BMO for their generosity and commitment to social change, particularly in helping youth overcome homelessness. In 2016, we embarked on an ambitious expansion project to create new and renovated spaces to ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMarch 25, 2021

Program Highlight: Crisis Program

At Covenant House Vancouver’s Crisis Program, youth receive compassion and support from our caring team of Youth Workers, Social Workers, and Registered Clinical Counsellors.When youth arrive, they are often distraught. They are scared, sick, hungry, and exhausted. Our first priority ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 24, 2021

Cooking deliciously on a budget…

A few weeks ago, Pender Crisis Program had a mug lasagna night. One of the challenges of being a young person navigating adulthood is learning life skills such as cooking. In Vancouver especially, it can be very expensive to afford good ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 22, 2021

Karan’s Surprise Birthday Party

I started my shift in our Rights of Passage program one morning only to discover that two of my colleagues, Ami and Shannon, were both in the kitchen. They were bouncing about here and there, a little bit out of ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMarch 19, 2021