Finding her own way

Growing up in a large family, Shanae sometimes disappeared into the shadows. Although there was a lot of love in her family, Shanae’s parents were proud and traditional. When she told them about a traumatic experience with a trusted adult, they were not able to give her the emotional support she needed. She was expected [...]

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Bridging cultures

Every day, I walk in through our main doors not knowing what lies ahead; but I do know one thing for certain – I will learn something new today. I am astonished by the immense diversity that is represented by the many youth who access our services. Wouldn’t it be lovely to be whisked away [...]

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A moving day

Jason had no idea how he was going to find a place to live and manage on his own. With entry-level wages and no family support, he worried that an independent life would be impossible.

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One Phone Call Saved His Life

“I didn’t know where to go when I left home, so I dialed the operator and she put me through to Covenant House,” Joe recalls. “I didn’t have anywhere to go, and I was very lucky that I found Covenant House.”

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