It’s Social Work Week in British Columbia!

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

Lift Each Other Up this Pink Shirt Day!

Pink Shirt Day was created when two Nova Scotia high school students supported a fellow student that was being bullied for wearing a pink shirt by also wearing pink (read the full story here). From that moment of solidarity, Pink Shirt Day ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 24, 2021

Mental Health supports at Covenant House Vancouver

Many 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. Often these youth cope by turning to substance use. Covenant House Vancouver ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 25, 2021