Thank you to the Rotary Foundation and Rotary Club of Barrie

Youth Haven has been working hard to minimize the risk of COVID-19, and made the decision back in March, to move our youth to a local motel. At this time, Learn More

June is Pride Month

According to the Homeless Hub, youth who identify as LGBTQ2S make up 25-40% of the youth experiencing homelessness in Canada. We are standing together to support equality and inclusion. At Youth Learn More

BDAR Steps Up for Youth Haven

We are grateful to organizations like the Barrie and District Association of Realtors (BDAR) for thinking about the vulnerable youth in our community during this COVID-19 pandemic. BDAR made a donation Learn More

 Dressed to the Nines: #Classof2020

With many high school proms and graduations delayed or cancelled because of COVID-19, a Barrie photographer has trained her focus on graduates and youth who are experiencing homelessness. Louise Jones, Learn More

Cicco’s Ristorante Offers Amazing Youth Haven Pizza Special

Check it out! Our friends at Cicco’s Ristorante have an amazing deal to fill your stomach with great food AND support Youth Haven! Click on the image above or call Learn More

Thank You to All of Our Volunteers

  April 22, 2020, To Our Volunteers: This is National Volunteer Week in Canada. The theme of National Volunteer Week 2020 is: It’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers. During Learn More

COVID-19 Update – April 6th, 2020

April 6, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE To our community, At this time, all residents of Youth Haven have moved to a motel for their health and safety and for our staff. Programs and Learn More


  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

Highlights from the 2020 CNOY!

Here are some of the highlights from our 2020 Coldest Night Of the Year walk in Barrie, Ontario! We had 209 participants, 39 teams and 60 volunteers. We raised more Learn More

We had a BLAST at our CNOY Kick-Off Party!

On February 15th, Lion’s Gate Banquet Centre transformed into a party to celebrate and raise awareness about youth homelessness in our communities. Karen Zinn and her husband Vanz know how Learn More