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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New channels for raising awareness

The work we do at Covenant House to fight sex trafficking takes an integrated approach. In addition to providing support services to survivors, we conduct research and raise awareness to combat myths and misunderstandings around this pervasive and challenging issue. In 2019, we decided to take a new angle on raising awareness by running a [...]

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A volunteer with vision helps young women reflect on their values

On a snowy winter evening, several youth from our Lise Watier: This is Me! Program participated in a vision-boarding workshop. The event helped youth staying at Covenant House to build a sense of personal power and potential. Hosted by Broadway artist and Covenant House volunteer, Angela Grovey, the workshop encouraged young woman attendees to identify [...]

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Why food matters

Food is the centre of everything we do at Covenant House. It is the first thing we offer a youth when they come through our doors, and it’s what fuels our young people as they work hard for a brighter future. Without having to worry about where to find their next meal, our young people [...]

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The power of using your voice

Singing is an outlet for finding peace and solace, or to decompress from life’s hardships. Recognizing the power of song, volunteers at Covenant House Toronto host an open-mic Karaoke Night for our youth several times a month. Here, youth can find their voice, let loose and express themselves. Volunteer Amy Kirkpatrick’s passion for singing and [...]

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