Tina is a young woman that embodies resilience

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

Christmas morning at our Crisis Program

Bass has been coming to our Crisis Program on and off for a couple of years when he needs support. His stays are normally short, no more than a week. This time around he ended up staying with us during ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 26, 2020

Gourmet Grilled Cheese Night at our Crisis Program

Much like the rest of Vancouver, staff and youth at Covenant House, have had to get creative about ways to stay entertained during this physically distanced winter. Last week, a group of youth at our Pender Crisis Program participated in ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 11, 2020