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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

Tina is a young woman that embodies resilience

Working at Covenant House Vancouver, I have had the opportunity to meet many amazing young people. All of these youth have unique situations and circumstances that brought them to use our services. Young women often turn to us when they ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 10, 2021

A special Valentine’s Day surprise…

At Pender Crisis Program this year, we surprised the youth with a Valentines candy table. As they trickled in one-by-one for dinner, their eyes lit up when they saw the candy table set up at the back of the room. ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 16, 2021

A simple donation makes a big impact for David…

Covenant House Vancouver is grateful to receive Gifts-in-Kind (GIK). GIK are nonmonetary items that people donate like clothing, hygiene supplies and household items. These items help us keep costs down and directly help our young people. The story below shows ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 04, 2021

Maita started a new chapter at Covenant House…

Maita stayed at our Crisis Program for several months and just recently moved on to our Rights of Passage Program (ROP) at the beginning of January. When I first met Maita in September, she was quiet, kept to herself, and wasn't a ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 12, 2021