Youth Photography Exhibit

We look forward to seeing you there! Wednesday, December 9th 7:00 - 9:00 pm Covenant House Vancouver CSS drop-in space 575 Drake Street We look forward to seeing you there! Wednesday, December 9th 7:00 - 9:00 pm Covenant House Vancouver ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 03, 2009

About the Olympics

I've got mixed feelings about the Olympics coming to town. I want Canadian's to win gold on Canadian soil, but I wonder at what cost? I like the idea of job creation and showcasing our Vancouver to the world. However ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 02, 2009

You provided for me when I needed it most

We recieved this message on our Facebook page today. Covenant House. You supported and provided for me when I needed it most, I will never forget that and will be entirely grateful for the rest of my life. Living at ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 12, 2009

In like a lamb, out like a lion

In like a lamb and out like a lion is generally how I would describe Evan. He's a sweet 21 year old youth who has been in and out of the foster care system all of his life. When thinking ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 03, 2009

Zac Efron makes a young person’s day

We can't write this any better than our friend and volunteer Elaine Lui (and past employee).  Click here for a heartwarming story. . We can't write this any better than our friend and volunteer Elaine Lui (and past employee).  Click here for a heartwarming ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 27, 2009

We love it when they get back in touch

Today I answered a phone call from a young woman who was looking to speak to our program staff. She was working on organizing a series of speakers to talk about resources for at risk and street youth to youth ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 23, 2009

Thankful someone noticed him

This is a story about Peter, a tall young man with blonde hair, blue eyes and a heart made of gentleness and gold. He's the one that would open the door for you if your hands were full or help ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 09, 2009

Why I work at Covenant House

Today was one of those days when I am reminded of why I work at Covenant House. I was opening the mail and we had received a letter and donation from a grandmother of a youth we are working with; ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 07, 2009

Past ROP youth gets in touch

One of our original Rights of Passage (ROP) residents contacted us by email 6 years after his stay with us: "I'm in Toronto, doing very well, finishing a double Honors at York University in English and Creative Writing. ROP had ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 29, 2009

Grateful Father

Hi everyone: I just received a call from a grateful father in Ontario. We helped both of his sons when they were homeless and into drugs. If anyone remembers Kyle and Jason their father would like to say thank you ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 21, 2009