CHV staff participate in Mental Health Week

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

Sleep Out: Champions Edition Tonight!

Tonight, Covenant House Vancouver will host Sleep Out: Champions Edition.Dedicated individuals and teams will be sleeping out “together” while remaining physically apart for one night and with one purpose to raise awareness and crucial funds for young people who are experiencing ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 17, 2022

Complex Care: What is it and why does it matter?

You may have heard the term complex care, and it is something that Covenant House Vancouver strongly believes in. So, what is complex care? Young people who are at-risk for or who are experiencing homelessness have complex needs requiring whole-person ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 16, 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

The Importance of Mental Health

Many of the youth living on the streets of Vancouver experience mental health concerns that are often left undiagnosed, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder. Some young people cope by turning to substance ... Read more

Jason BosherJanuary 11, 2022

Jenny’s discovers the joy of sport

Jenny came to our Crisis Program after experiencing parent-teen conflict. Her goal was to return home to be with her family. However, this was not possible until additional supports were put in place.While staying with us, Jenny expressed interest in ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 21, 2021

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.  Overdose is something that touches us every single day ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 31, 2021