Youth Haven Celebrates Pride 2019

On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, Youth Haven participated in the Barrie Pride parade. This was an opportunity to show our support for LGBTQ2+ youth in our community.  More than 25-40 Learn More

Youth Haven at Kempenfest

Youth Haven was at Kempenfest along Barrie’s waterfront August 3-5,  as volunteers, staff and board members had the opportunity to meet with many people who paid a visit to our Learn More

snapd Barrie #TimeToShine Photo Gallery

Check out this awesome gallery of photos from our #TimeToShine prom! https://barrie.snapd.com/events/view/1256044

#TimeToShine a Huge Success

Well that’s a wrap! Youth Haven’s “Time to Shine” Prom was a huge success. On June 6th, 2019, our youth arrived at Ferndale Banquet Hall where they were dressed into 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

One More Bid Auctions Makes Generous Donation

Earlier this week, Steve Arsenault of Barrie’s One More Bid Auctions stopped by Youth Haven.   One More Bid Auctions provides a mutually beneficial service to buyers and sellers through 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

Youth Haven Represented at Lions Club of Barrie Open House

The Youth Haven team was thrilled to be part of last week’s Lions Club of Barrie Open House. The Lions Club hosted the event to help make the public aware Learn More

Baseball and BBQ

A shout out to the Ontario Provincial Police and Barrie Police, current and past, for organizing a baseball game and bbq for our youth.  An opportunity to build understanding.

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