Speaking out for kids

More than 12,600 people have lent their support to Bill 88 to keep more Ontario kids from troubled homes off the street. We recently submitted a petition to the Provincial government to pass new legislation that would allow 16 and 17 year olds from homes with abuse and neglect who have never been involved with children’s aid [...]

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Covenant House Month

Covenant House Toronto has launched our first annual Covenant House Month this February to raise awareness and funds to help homeless youth. While an estimated 40,000 young people across the country and 10,000 in Toronto alone have no place to call home at any time during the year, almost 90 percent of Canadians surveyed said [...]

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Journey began with a single step

Becca was abandoned on the side of the road by street friends somewhere in Toronto. She had spent time in a group home and then bounced rootlessly for three years between dodgy housing situations before hitching a ride to the city. Lost, starving and dressed in tattered clothes, the sixteen-year-old walked for what seemed like [...]

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