You never know how much someone needed that smile you gave them…

“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

CMHA Mental Health Week

This CMHA Mental Health Week, the focus is on how naming, expressing, and dealing with our emotions — the ones we like and the ones we don’t — is important for our mental health.Many youth living on the streets of ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 02, 2021

RBC’s tech grant funds new computers

We are excited to share that RBC Foundation is funding $10,000 to increase technology capacity at Covenant House Vancouver in the form of new computers and technology upgrades. COVID-19 has changed so much about the way we interact with each ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 14, 2021

It’s Social Work Week in British Columbia!

Social workers make a real difference in the lives of people, families, and communities across the country. The provincial government has declared March 14-20, 2021 Social Work Week in British Columbia. The theme for 2021 is Social Work is Essential. Every ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 15, 2021

Sleep Out: Professionals Edition raises over $229,000!

Dedicated professionals slept apart but together last night in solidarity with young people facing homelessness to raise critical funds for our Mental Health and Addition Programs. Donations were matched by Co-Pilot Properties Ltd. and we are grateful for their support. ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 26, 2021

Sleep Out: Professionals Edition is Tonight!

Tonight, Covenant House Vancouver will host Sleep Out: Professionals Edition. As a virtual event, dedicated professionals will be sleeping out “together” while remaining physically apart to raise funds and awareness for youth experiencing homelessness. “Sleepers” will interact by video with ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 25, 2021