Richard’s Story

Giving hope to people in need can make a difference in their lives. In our podcast, Voices of Youth Haven, we share the stories of young men and women that Learn More

CNOY – Promo Video

Joshua Doersken from Sproutwise produced this AMAZING promo video about the annual “Coldest Night of the Year”. Learn what to expect at this Epic Youth Haven Fundraising Event proudly presented 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

THANK YOU – Over $17,000 Raised for Boxes of Hope

The Campaign for 2019 Boxes of Hope is a huge success! You helped raise over $17,000 that went to Christmas gifts, hygiene products, toiletries, bus tokens, items of clothing, food Learn More

Headphone Gifts from Kids That Give and Supporters

Kids That Give and their supporters have collected headphones for Youth Haven’s outreach programs this holiday season. An amazing 75 pairs of headphones or earbuds were donated to Youth Haven! 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

Revved Up Over Peak Powersports and the Indian Motorcycle Rider’s Group Donation

Peak Powersports in Barrie and the Indian Motorcycle Rider’s Group, Barrie Chapter #1916, presented Youth Haven with a large Christmas donation and a cheque for $1,000.  The backpacks are filled Learn More

Youth Haven is Transforming Thousands of Lives for Youth in Need

Ian McInroy of BarrieToday.com has a great article about the impact of Youth Haven creating positive futures for youth experiencing homelessness. https://www.barrietoday.com/rooted/youth-haven-is-much-more-than-a-shelter-for-young-people-1846897

Athena Flute Trio Decides to #BeTheDifference

Thank you to the Athena Flute Trio for hosting a concert at Burton Avenue United Church in Barrie on Saturday, November 16th, and selecting YouthHavenCanada as the charity of choice. Well over $1,000 was raised! Thank Learn More

Youth Haven and YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka forge partnership

Youth Haven and YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka forge partnership.

Youth Haven is excited to be partnering with the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka as part of the 100 Reasons Y capital campaign to build a new Barrie Y facility downtown. When completed in Learn More