‘Somebody cares enough to give them that joy’

Youth Haven has kicked off its annual Boxes of Hope campaign, hoping the community will be as supportive as it has been in the past, despite tough times. Read the full Learn More

Youth Call Launches in South Simcoe to Help Youth Access Community Services

Collaboration is key. Youth Haven has partnered with several other agencies in the Bradford and Alliston area to launch YouthCall. Check out this amazing Simcoe.com article discussing #YouthCall! https://www.simcoe.com/community-story/10334924-youthcall-launches-in-south-simcoe-to-help-youth-access-community-services/ The program 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

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

Jump for Justin raising cash for Youth Haven at Innisfil’s Skydive Toronto

Janette Boyter is taking quite a plunge to honour her son. The Barrie resident is organizing the Jump for Justin skydive fundraiser in memory of Justin Keogh, who died in Learn More

Simcoe.com’s Chris Simon reports on the soaring costs faced by Youth Haven

Chris Simon of Simcoe.com recently stopped by Youth Haven to speak to one of our residents and learn more about the significant increase in guests that we experienced this year. Learn More

Check out this powerful editorial about Homelessness from Simcoe.com

As Canadians, we like to take pride in our universal health-care system, in our social safety net. We like to believe that we’ve evolved into a democracy that does not Learn More