It starts with food…

It starts with food…

A few months ago, a young man came to our Crisis Program, a community member who knew about Covenant House Vancouver, and told him about our services. He arrived around 01:30 am and shared that he was hungry because he ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 04, 2022

The Impact Behind the Numbers: Employment

Last year, 170 youth here at Covenant House Vancouver found and maintained employment. We are very proud of the youth who found and maintained employment during the pandemic! These numbers represent achievements that go far beyond a pay cheque. Employment ... Read more

Jason BosherFebruary 15, 2022

A love letter to our Facilities Team!

We started 2022, with freezing temperatures, snow, and saw dramatic increases of the Covid-19 Omicron variant. These have been challenging times for everyone and we want to highlight the outstanding efforts of a special team at Covenant House Vancouver – ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 31, 2022

Jordan learns the power of budgeting

I had met *Jordan sometime last year in the Drop-In Centre. Jordan was incredibly open and friendly, so connecting with him was easy. I got to learn that he was in a transition period in his life and was trying ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 20, 2022

The Note

One young person who had struggled with loneliness this holiday season let staff know how much their support meant to them with a kind and simple gesture.This youth had made a special request for some delicate clothes and shoes to ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 25, 2021

The Christmas Fish

One afternoon Sabrina arrived at Covenant House Vancouver with her bags and two fish. She was fleeing an abusive parent and was unsure of where she could seek refuge as she had fish. Although we can’t always have pets like ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 16, 2021