A young woman, Summer, could finally let her guard down at our Crisis Program

“You gave me my life back.”

When Ross arrived at the Crisis Program, he struggled almost daily to cope with his overwhelming anxiety and other mental health concerns. He had a very hard time with social interactions, regulating his emotions, and would become overwhelmed quite easily. ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 07, 2021

Taco Bowl Tuesday

Last month we held a Taco Bowl Tuesday evening at our Pender Crisis Program. Fifteen of our guys joined in for the evening and we enjoyed a night of Taco Bowl making. Our Taco bowls were homemade and filled to ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 25, 2021

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