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From fundraising to volunteering, there are many ways you can have an impact on youth homelessness.

 

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Visit our youth site for strategies to cope with challenges such as bullying, family problems and drugs.

 

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What We Do


Prevention

Youth homelessness awareness and prevention presentations in schools across South Central Ontario so kids don't run to the streets.
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Crisis Care

Safe shelter, food, a warm bed and clean clothes treat the basic needs of kids in crisis so they can focus on recovering from whatever brought them to our doors.
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Support

Counselling, onsite health care, pastoral care, drop-in centre and our mental health day program offer ongoing care for mind, body and spirit.
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Independence

Onsite high school, job preparation and training programs, life skills training and long-term residence prepare kids to make it on their own.
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After Care

Housing support, follow up calls and visits for kids moving into the community to support them as they transition into independence.
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Why Support Covenant House Toronto

As Canada's largest homeless youth agency, Covenant House Toronto changes lives by providing the widest range of services and support under one roof. A national leader, we educate and advocate for change to help at-risk and homeless youth.
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Updates


NEWS

New housing program for sex-trafficked victims first step in Covenant House combat plan

With the launch of the city’s first specialized, longer-term housing program, young, female victims of sex trafficking will find critically needed support to rebuild their lives, according to Covenant House Toronto, which will operate the new facility.
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Events

Covenant House Sleep Out 2015

On April 9, 2015, the next generation busi ness and community leaders will spend a night on the street to raise awareness and critical funds to support the life-changing work being done for homeless youth at Covenant House Toronto.
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Blog

Employment Benefits

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.
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Covenant House Kids

Crisis Shelter: Joel

Searching for home

Joel remembers walking along the deserted city streets one peaceful winter morning two years ago. Snow fell gently as he passed by the darkened storefronts. It was Christmas Day and he was homeless.
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Community Support: Nigel

From selling drugs to attending university

Earnest and thoughtful, with a touch of nervous vulnerability, Nigel’s gentle manner today is in poignant contrast to the hardened lifestyle he once led. Our staff remembers what he was like when he first arrived. Angry and closed, he was a tough kid who no one could touch. But there was something different about him that caught their attention.
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