COVID-19 NOTICE

  MARCH 24th, 2020, UPDATE: To our community, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, at this time we can no longer accept donations of clothing or homemade meals. Donations of pre-packaged Learn More

Light-Workers Weave Healing Energies In Support of Youth Haven

Kimberley Peacock from Sacred Soul Yoga and Wellness Studio gathered a few of Barrie’s Healing Energy Practitioners to help give back to our community in support of Youth Haven. The Learn More

Bringing Christmas to Struggling Teens

Barrie Advance reporter, Janis Ramsay, visited Youth Haven, and talked with our Executive Director, Lucy Gowers, to discuss our Boxes of Hope fundraiser. Money raised through Boxes of Hope helps Learn More

Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner visits Youth Haven

Only several months into his job as Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner,  Thomas Carrique continued his outreach into the community with a visit to Youth Haven on Monday, August 19. The Learn More

Simcoe.com discusses latest report on Simcoe County homelessness

Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness representatives shared the results of the 2018 Simcoe County Homelessness Enumeration Report during a Barrie council meeting April 8.  Simcoe.com’s Chris Simon looked behind Learn More

Shelters ramp up efforts amidst extreme cold temperatures

Across the region, shelters are packed, with some overcapacity as an extreme cold warnings effect Simcoe County. Check out this story by CTV News Barrie, including a great comment from Learn More

Ontario announces $1.5 million in funding to Barrie for affordable housing

Barrie MPP Ann Hoggarth announced on Friday that Ontario is providing more than a $1 million in funding for Barrie’s rental housing market. Hoggarth says the rebates are just one Learn More