R Cottage Washago giving back to Youth Haven

Tis’ the Season for Giving! As part of R Cottage‘s BUY ONE, FEED ONE campaign, every “Prime Rib Special’ order purchased on the Sundays of December 13 & 20, a Learn More

Youth Haven Interview on CBC Radio 1 Fresh Air

Youth Haven’s Executive Director, Lucy Gowers, was interviewed on Sunday, November 15th by Jason D’Souza, interim host of CBC Radio 1 Fresh Air. The focus of the discussion was caring Learn More

Youth Haven launches Boxes Of Hope

Christmas is around the corner and Youth Haven is hoping the community will once again choose to #bethedifference in the lives of youth who are experiencing or at risk of Learn More

Feed a Friend / Feed a Family

Youth Haven is grateful to the owners of R Cottage restaurant in Washago for launching the Feed A Friend/Feed A Family program which provides meals to vulnerable persons in the Orillia-area during Learn More

2020 CNOY exceeded the $50,000 target!

To the Barrie-area and Simcoe County community, thank you for choosing to #bethedifference. Look at the numbers and take a bow. With your support, Youth Haven’s Coldest Night of the Learn More

Generous Donation from Students at Twin Lakes School in Orillia

A Grade 9 Family Studies class at Twin Lakes Secondary School in Orillia is helping bring awareness to bullying in various ways throughout their school.  Last week, they hosted a “Haters Learn More

Lowe’s Heroes Spruce Up Youth Haven Front Yard

Aren’t we pretty? The slogan on the shirts of Lowe’s employees that visited Youth Haven to spruce up our front yard says it all “Hands On.  Hearts In.” The team Learn More

Putting a Fresh Face to Youth Homelessness

“When I first got to Barrie and people would ask where I live, I would just give a general location. I didn’t want to feel worthless.” – Blake Laface We Learn More

Wimpy’s Diner in Orillia hosting free turkey dinner

On Monday, Dec. 10, from 3 to 7 p.m, Wimpy’s Diner in Orillia will hold theirr second annual Christmas dinner. They will be serving over 300 Christmas dinners to the Learn More

Simcoe Rising Star (Dream Big) Second Auditions This Weekend!

Who will advance to the final 12? The Simcoe Rising Star semi-finals are this weekend!  Head over to the Ferndale Banquet Hall between 10 AM and 6 PM on Sunday, Learn More