Youth at our Crisis Program make Dream catchers

Pizza helps youth to bond…

One weekend night many of the youth in our male Crisis Program were getting ready to go to bed early. It was only 9:30pm, but recently many of the young men currently staying with us wouldn’t sit out and chat ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 22, 2020

Activity table for youth in our Crisis Program

The female-identified Crisis Program has a table set up where staff and youth can pick out activities that youth can do independently and social distance properly. There are colouring books, beads to make jewelry, puzzles, crafts, headphones and snacks. We ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 09, 2020

Ear Savers!

All the youth and staff are now expected to wear face masks to help reduce the spread of germs and COVID-19. Those of us who have worn medical face masks know the pain and strain it can have on our ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 26, 2020

Fun with Chalk

Brittany one of our Youth Workers took some of the guys from our Crisis Program up to the rooftop at our Pender Building to create some chalk art. Several of the youth had never used or drawn with chalk before. ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 22, 2020

Our youth and their plants are growing…

The youth in our Crisis Program have been working on a planting project during the COVID-19 health emergency including sowing seeds and decorating the pots. The young people have learned about planting and how to care for their “quarantine plants”. ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 14, 2020

Embracing the unpredictable through paint

We love doing art activities with the youth here at Covenant House Vancouver. It’s fun, it’s relaxing, and you never know when the process of art can help express an important idea. Case in point, we were doing some acrylic ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMay 07, 2020