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

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

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

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

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

A Remarkable Birthday Gift from Joshua

  Last week, Joshua, a student at Ardargh Bluffs School, turned 9.  While most kids Joshua’s age would have been asking for toys, video games, or movies, he wanted something Learn More

Barrie Trojan Swim Club Raises Money for Youth Haven

Youth Haven Executive Director, Lucy Gowers, recently attended a fundraiser for Youth Haven. The Barrie Trojan Swim Club, a non-profit organization that has been operating in Barrie since 1983 held Learn More

Local Politicians Support Youth Haven’s Boxes of Hope Campaign

Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman, councillors Sergio Morales(Ward 9) and Natalie Harris (Ward 6), as well as former councillor Arif Khan dropped by Youth Haven to support to the Boxes of Learn More