Welcoming Mark Aston as our new Executive Director

We are pleased to welcome not-for-profit leader Mark Aston to the Covenant House team. Mark has dedicated his career to taking action against poverty and homelessness and brings a unique passion and specialized knowledge to Canada’s largest agency serving youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk. More about Mark Mark has more than 20 [...]

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The art of occupational therapy

The young people who come to Covenant House Toronto need caring support in order to transition to independence. Youth who have experienced abuse and neglect often lack the necessary life skills to thrive on their own. This is where Maya Stein comes in. As the new occupational therapist at Covenant House, Maya provides the expertise [...]

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Why #WomenSleepOutTO top fundraiser Taya Day gives back

When Covenant House Toronto launched the first Sleep Out: Women Unite event three years ago, Taya Day would hear stories from her friends about how inspiring it was to them. Feeling motivated, Day recruited some colleagues and slept out for the first time last year. Through hard work and determination, Day earned the title of [...]

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Sharing our renovations and a big thanks to YOU

From bright new walls to an open concept space, we’ve renovated an essential service area at Covenant House. We are deeply grateful to those who supported this work, and wanted to share our new look. Our Community Support Services program operates as a drop-in for youth who are homeless and for youth in the community [...]

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Why I give: Anne’s story

As a community nurse in the 1980s, Anne saw the best and worst of the human experience. “As a nurse, I saw so much suffering,” she recounts. What broke her heart – and set her path in life – was witnessing child abuse patients admitted to the hospitals where she worked. For many years, Anne [...]

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