Youth Haven is Home Sweet Home

A message from Youth Haven executive director Lucy Gowers: This week (October 5), we celebrated a big success as we made the move back to our emergency shelter. Due to Learn More

Reminder – Youth Haven AGM on September 15th

Our Annual General Meeting on September 15th starting at 5:30 pm.  It will be held via Zoom. Please contact Lucy Gowers for the link and a copy of our 2020 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

Barrie Colts Prepare Over 37,000 Meals for Those In Need

Our very own Barrie Colts prepared and donated a total of 37,500 meals to those in need in our region since the pandemic hit. Youth Haven was one of the many 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

Let’s shine some positive light!

Check out this wonderful update from Youth Haven Executive Director Lucy Gowers. On Sunday, I worked at the hotel where our youth are currently staying to help cover a shift. 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

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