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

Walking with the Outreach Team

Last night was my first experience doing outreach with Covenant House. I work in the Development and Communications department as a Donations Administrator so I don't really get to see all the front line stuff. We started out by visiting ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 03, 2009

Puts danger into perspective

Our young people tell us frequently about the dangers of living on the streets:  getting robbed while you're sleeping (sometimes even having shoes removed in the middle of the night) or getting assaulted is commonplace.  Street youth say it's difficult ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 24, 2009

A Big Merci

I just received a phone call that I thought should be shared with everyone. Just recently, we had two youths staying with us from Quebec one of whom could only speak French. After staying with us for awhile, Covenant House ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 24, 2009