Huddling in a doorway at night was the only choice 17-year-old Tina thought she had. Rejected and alone, she lived on downtown streets for a couple of terrifying months. Tina had been living with her mother in the suburbs. Her mom’s boyfriend would constantly yell and hurl insults at her. But her mother chose her [...]
For a homeless youth, employment is the promise of an independent future. Our Employment Centre offers a structured and supportive program that helps our youth find work and build job readiness skills.“At the Employment Centre, we’re offering hope and potential to youth who maybe haven’t felt it before,” says Supervisor Fred. “Our program brings out [...]
Your dinner tonight is a hearty traditional Irish feast. With fresh herbs, smoky bacon and an array of vegetables, this main dish offers your family a savoury new staple.
Our second annual Covenant House Month in February proved a bigger success in helping us to raise awareness of youth homelessness and much-needed funds for our work. Throughout the month, our advocacy initiatives highlighted the often-overlooked and misunderstood issue of youth homelessness.
Right now, we have a chance to make a real difference to thousands of young people. The province is currently reviewing its laws that protect kids. We’re asking our supporters to raise their voices to let the provincial government know that the age of protection should be raised from 16 to 18.