“I will never forget 2020/2021”, said one youth…

We all grow at different speeds!

After the March Community Dinner, Rights of Passage (ROP) youth and staff decided to keep the avocado seeds from homemade guacamole and try to grow them. This was definitely a test of patience as the seeds took over a month ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 26, 2021

Maita started a new chapter at Covenant House…

Maita stayed at our Crisis Program for several months and just recently moved on to our Rights of Passage Program (ROP) at the beginning of January. When I first met Maita in September, she was quiet, kept to herself, and wasn't a ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 12, 2021

Sasha works hard to complete her goals!

As a youth worker who began working in our Women’s Crisis Program after the move to the new 1302 Seymour building, I have had the opportunity to work closely not only with the youth assigned to me (youth have main ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 15, 2020

Welcome back Community Dinner!

Each month Rights of Passage (ROP) holds a community dinner. These dinners allow current and former youth, staff and special guests to come together as a community. It also helps teach our young people life skills such as cooking and ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 20, 2020

The joy of Gardening at ROP!

Our Pender Street building has a wonderful rooftop garden. This tranquil space is a little oasis in the middle of downtown Vancouver and is always well used but even more so since the start of COVID-19. The young people at ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 18, 2020

Quarantine Cooking Session at ROP

The youth in our Rights of Passage Program have been working on their cooking skills during the COVID-19 health emergency. Cooking is an important life skill and one that is easy to work on if you are staying inside more. A ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 07, 2020