The power of bacon!

The power of bacon!

Before bed some youth were talking about bacon and how much they love it (I work the overnight shift at our female Crisis Program). In the morning I was doing wake ups and could smell bacon being cooked in the kitchen by our ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 22, 2019

Our Crisis Program shelters youth 16 to 24

At Covenant House Vancouver’s live-in Crisis Program we welcome homeless, runaway and at-risk youth between the ages of 16 and 24. Young people can stay in our Crisis Program free of charge for as long as they need to because ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 29, 2019

Our young men make sensational sushi!

The young men at our male Crisis Program had the opportunity to learn how to make sushi. They made dynamite, veggie and California rolls. The sushi turned out great and their creations were delicious.

Kristy HayterFebruary 26, 2019

Nicole thanked us for seeing her as who she could be…

I had the opportunity to work with Nicole for a few months at our Crisis Program. She had lost her housing due to complications with her mental health and was struggling with substance use. She had been using to help cope with her mental health symptoms. Nicole constantly expressed her artistic ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 25, 2019

Valentine’s Day Fun at our Crisis Program

Our Crisis Program made sure Valentine's Day was extra special this year. They created an incredible Valentine's Day themed table covered in sweets and treats!

Kristy HayterFebruary 20, 2019

Jon shows leadership in the kitchen

I help to run a cooking group at Covenant House’s Male Crisis Program. Each week we pick a recipe, round up as many participants as we can and head down to the kitchen for some cooking. Often the youth suggest recipes they want ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 24, 2019