Wishing you a wonderful long weekend!

Wishing you a wonderful long weekend!

Our office will be closed on Monday, May 23rd and we will return on Tuesday, May 24th. If you are a young person in need of support over the long weekend please call 1-877-685-7474 toll-free to speak with a youth ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 20, 2022

Our Spring Match Campaign Is On Now!

Thanks to the generosity of the estate of Mr. Roman Babicki, any donation made from now until June 30, 2022 (up to $195,000), will be matched for double the impact. Covenant House Vancouver exists, now more than ever, to support ... Read more

Jason BosherMay 18, 2022

CHV staff participate in Mental Health Week

This year's CMHA Mental Health Week theme is all about empathy. At Covenant House Vancouver, we strive to continually support and encourage our employees' Eight Dimensions of Wellness which include physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, vocational, financial, and environmental. Mental ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 04, 2022

It’s CMHA Mental Health Week!

This CMHA Mental Health Week, the focus is on Empathy. It’s the capacity we share as human beings to step into each other’s shoes. To understand where they’re coming from and what they’re feeling. To listen hard and refuse to judge. ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 02, 2022

One Purpose. One Night. One Community.

Tonight, Covenant House Vancouver will host our third Sleep Out: Home Edition. As a virtual event, we are encouraging people to Sleep Out in solidarity with youth who are experiencing homelessness while remaining physically apart to raise funds and awareness.This ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 29, 2022

Volunteers create connected communities!

April 24-30 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and it is a time to celebrate Canada’s volunteers. The National Volunteer Week theme for 2022, Volunteering Is Empathy In Action, affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 25, 2022

Diversity Dinner

Why Diversity Is Important An article from Berkley (with links to studies) shows that “Diversity enhances creativity. It encourages the search for novel information and perspectives, leading to better decision-making and problem-solving. Diversity can improve the bottom line of companies ... Read more

Jason BosherApril 22, 2022

Students experience the impact of sleeping out!

In our latest episode of the Under One Roof podcast, we speak with a teacher and students from Island Pacific School on Bowen Island.Once again Island Pacific School students participated in Sleep Out: Student Edition learning about youth homelessness while ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 21, 2022

Our young people celebrate Nowruz!

Recently we celebrated Nowruz with the young people at Covenant House. Nowruz means "a new day" and it is a holiday marking the arrival of spring and the first day of the year in Iran, whose solar calendar begins with ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 31, 2022