BarrieToday Partnership

BarrieToday is proud to support Youth Haven as a media partner. As a go-to source of news in our community, BarrieToday is very familiar with the challenges that vulnerable youth Learn More

Trio of Barrie teens nervous, excited for hike to Mount Everest

Elias and Claire Coleshill, along with their mother, Deb Bobechko, will join Sophie and Bernard Firanski later this month to hike 165 kilometres over the course of about 12 days Learn More


Brittany Friesen is the owner of Knits By Brit. She creates beautiful knitted mittens, scarves, toques and more. Twice a year she subtracts a portion of her proceeds and donates Learn More


Students at Portage View Public School in the city’s Letitia Heights neighbourhood have been participating in an annual Gift Gala for the past decade, an event that this year raised Learn More

A Team Effort: Overcoming Trauma and Unlocking Opportunity

Leslie Varsava

Leslie Varsava is a Youth Haven Board member, volunteer, monthly donor, and fundraiser. This is my story of how I came to be involved with Youth Haven. While I haven’t Learn More

Youth Haven receives $1000 from Barrie Realtors

Barrie Realtors Youth Haven is excited to announce that we have received a Roof + Youth Homelessness Prevention Grant in the amount of $1000. Thank you to these generous Realtors for Learn More

A New Haven for Youth Haven

Thanks to the amazing support of the Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association (SCHBA) and other generous members of our community, Youth Haven has launched a capital campaign called A New Learn More

100KM OMT Team Ultramarathon for Youth Haven

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by CYM CYL | OMT (@jordanford.omt) On Saturday, September 3rd, James Robb and Jordan Ford are running from Meridian Square Learn More

Youth Haven receives $20,000 donation

Youth Haven sends a heartfelt thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion ANGUS LEGION BRANCH 499 for the donation of $20,000! The money was raised through the recent Catch the Learn More

Youth Haven celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Kempenfest

Thank you to everyone who came to our Youth Haven booth at Kempenfest in Barrie. We are grateful to the Kiwanis Club of Barrie for the donation that allowed us Learn More