2255 Search Results Found For:

  • International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

    Indigenous peoples live across 90 countries. They speak the majority of the worlds estimated 7,000 languages and represent 5,000 different cultures. Although they make up less than 5% of the worlds population, they account for 15% of the poorest. Throughout history, the rights if Indigenous peoples have been violated. This years theme is The Role &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/08/09/international-day-of-the-worlds-indigenous-peoples/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "International Day of the World&#8217;s Indigenous Peoples"</span></a></p>
  • Choice is a key principle at CHV

    Our Purpose: Covenant House Vancouvers purpose is to serve all youth, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need. Our Principles: Choice Covenant House fosters confidence; encouraging young people to believe in themselves and make informed choices for their lives. Immediacy Covenant House &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/08/08/choice-is-a-key-principle-at-chv/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Choice is a key principle at CHV"</span></a></p>
  • CHV Celebrates Vancouver Pride!

    2022 marks the 44th anniversary of The Vancouver Pride Parade. It also marks the first year that Covenant House Vancouver has participated in the parade. We believe that participating in the Pride Parade and supporting 2SLGBTQAI+ youth is important because 25% 40% of homeless youth identify as 2SLGBTQAI+ and family rejection is the most &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/08/04/chv-celebrates-vancouver-pride/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "CHV Celebrates Vancouver Pride!"</span></a></p>
  • CHV is proud to participate in our first Vancouver Pride Parade!

    Its finally time to get Together Again! Vancouver Pride Society, 2SLGBTQAI+ communities, queer serving organizations, and allies are celebrating the first in-person Vancouver Pride in two years. This is the first year that Covenant House Vancouver will be participating in the Pride Parade, and the third time participating in the Sunset Beach Festival. Where to &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/07/31/chv-is-proud-to-participate-in-our-first-vancouver-pride-parade/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "CHV is proud to participate in our first Vancouver Pride Parade!"</span></a></p>
  • World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

    Each year, on July 30, we raise awareness about World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. This years&nbsp;theme&nbsp;focuses on the use and abuse of technology. Over the pandemic, society had to shift from in-person interactions to those using online platforms to communicate, shop and do business. While technology is a beneficial tool for societys use, it &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/07/30/world-day-against-trafficking-in-persons/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "World Day Against Trafficking In Persons"</span></a></p>
  • We held a pride-themed art-making day for youth in our brand new art therapy studio!

    Last Saturday, Covenant House Vancouver hosted a day of Pride-themed art-making for youth in our brand new and purpose-designed art therapy studio. The day was facilitated by social worker Michelle, art therapist Keith, and former art therapy practicum student Erin, with 15 youth attending. Whilst the intention for the day was to make art, decorations, &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/07/29/we-held-a-pride-themed-art-making-day-for-youth-in-our-brand-new-art-therapy-studio/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "We held a pride-themed art-making day for youth in our brand new art therapy studio!"</span></a></p>
  • Seeing young people enjoying their new space is everything we dreamed about&#8230;

    Weve spent lots of time ensuring that 1280 Seymour is as comfortable and welcoming as it can be for young people. Last week the youth moved into the new Crisis Program space, and it was a very inspiring day, after years of hard work. Our Crisis Program Manager Meaghan shared just a few comments she &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/07/28/seeing-young-people-enjoying-their-new-space-is-everything-we-dreamed-about/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Seeing young people enjoying their new space is everything we dreamed about&#8230;"</span></a></p>
  • A tribute to Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian

    The Covenant House Vancouver community is deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian. Dr. Mowafaghian was a true philanthropic leader whose kindness and compassion remain a source of inspiration for us all. His dedication to improving the lives of children across the globe, with a special focus on health, wellness, &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/07/27/a-tribute-to-dr-djavad-mowafaghian/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "A tribute to Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian"</span></a></p>
  • Thank You, Hockey Helps the Homeless Foundation!

    Hockey Helps the Homeless Foundation is a non-profit hockey charity that has partnered with Covenant House Vancouver for the past 10 years. They raise critical funds and increase awareness of at-risk youth and those experiencing homelessness. Every year, cities across Canada host Pro-Am hockey tournaments where players raise funds to make a direct impact in their own &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/07/26/thank-you-hockey-helps-the-homeless-foundation/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Thank You, Hockey Helps the Homeless Foundation!"</span></a></p>
  • Heat can pose health risks for the vulnerable in our communities. Learn how you can help&#8230;

    This week in the Lower Mainland there is a heat warning and temperatures are predicted to reach between 31-35 degrees. When we think of people who are experiencing homelessness and the weather, we generally worry about it being too cold, not too hot. But extreme heat can have a negative impact on those experiencing homelessness &hellip; <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.covenanthousebc.org/2022/07/25/heat-can-pose-health-risks-for-the-vulnerable-in-our-communities-learn-how-you-can-help/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Heat can pose health risks for the vulnerable in our communities. Learn how you can help&#8230;"</span></a></p>