Nearly $57K raised for Youth Haven’s Boxes of Hope campaign

The holidays have come and gone. And although Christmas looked a little different this year, our youth were still able to open presents and enjoy delicious food and treats made Learn More

Innisfil school chooses to be the difference for our youth

Youth Haven is grateful for the holiday donations received from the students, staff, and the Kempenfelt Bay School community. Thank you for thinking of our youth during the holiday season.

Coming face-to-face with lived experience while shopping for Youth Haven.

Thank you to our friends at Peak Powersports Barrie and 1916 Barrie Indian Motorcycle Rider’s Group for once again choosing to #bethedifference in the lives of our youth. Shout out Learn More


Dr. Nancy Trimble

Since approximately 2013, a team of residents from the Family Medicine Teaching Unit (FMTU) at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Team RVH in Barrie have been assisting Youth Haven to Learn More

BDAR Assisting Shelter-Based Organizations in the Greater Simcoe Region

For Immediate Release October 22, 2021 – Throughout the year, the Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® (BDAR) has contributed to local shelter organizations through various initiatives. In June 2021, working Learn More

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

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities. As an organization entrusted in 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

2nd Annual Backyard Campout for Youth

Our 2nd Annual Backyard Campout for Youth takes place between Friday, July 30, and Monday, August 2. Special thanks to those individuals and teams who have already signed up. If Learn More


With the stay-at-home order recently lifted, and the province moving into Step 1 of the reopening plan on June 11, Youth Haven is able to accept some donations again at Learn More