A fun, filled youth Pride Party

A fun, filled youth Pride Party

Our Drop-In Centre hosted a Pride Party recently for LGBTQ2S+ youth and their allies. There was delicious food, cool crafts, music and prizes. It was a fantastic, fun and rainbow filled afternoon!    

Kristy HayterAugust 15, 2018

Mentorship Summer BBQ

Our Mentorship Program gives youth the opportunity to develop healthy and trusting one-to-one relationships with responsible adults. Our mentors are adult role-models that commit to supporting a young person to achieve their goals over the course of one year. Our Mentorship ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 14, 2018

Ann finds the supportive care she needs

Ann has stayed with us many times in the past.  Like many of our youth, she has had a hard time figuring out what it is that keeps pulling her back to the street life.  To an outsider looking in, ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 08, 2018

Supporting LGBTQ2S+ Youth for Pride Week!

We are proud to announce that for the first time ever, Covenant House Vancouver will have a booth with treats and buttons at the Pride Sunset Beach Festival on Sunday, August 5 from 12pm to 6pm. The festival happens after ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 01, 2018

A Weekend of Soccer at Alert Bay

Because some of our youth participate in the Vancouver Street Soccer League, a group of us were invited to participate in a weekend event called “June Sports” at Alert Bay. We left Covenant House at around 6am on Thursday to ... Read more

Andre CoronadoJuly 12, 2018

That Day at the Parade

One of the most common questions I get from my friends and family is this, “What is the most important work you do for the youth at Covenant House?” And, to be honest, my response is always, “Anything and everything!” ... Read more

Andre CoronadoJuly 10, 2018

The most important thing!

I started my Outreach Program shift with some exciting news. It turns out that a young lady, fleeing sexual exploitation and human trafficking in Quebec, would be arriving to safety at the airport here in Vancouver. My colleague, George, and ... Read more

Andre CoronadoJuly 07, 2018

Jessica finds happiness

When I first met Jessica in our Crisis Program she didn’t say much. She was polite, yes, but made little eye contact and often looked down at the floor. Jessica said “please” and “thank you” often, but would not speak unless asked ... Read more

Andre CoronadoJuly 05, 2018