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

Youth Haven continues to #StayStrong 7 months into the pandemic

As this pandemic continues, Youth Haven continues to #StayStrong because of the generous support from our community. Thanks to your care, support, and kindness, our youths have brighter futures ahead Learn More

June is Pride Month

According to the Homeless Hub, youth who identify as LGBTQ2S make up 25-40% of the youth experiencing homelessness in Canada. We are standing together to support equality and inclusion. At Youth Learn More

Barrie’s Live Music Show Hits The Right Note And Raises Over $5,000 For Youth Haven

  Jake and Jorden Mathias of the local band The Straits founded‘ Barrie’s Live Music Show'(BLMS) in early April, which allows people of all ages, representing all types of music, 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

Highlights from the 2020 CNOY!

Here are some of the highlights from our 2020 Coldest Night Of the Year walk in Barrie, Ontario! We had 209 participants, 39 teams and 60 volunteers. We raised more Learn More

We had a BLAST at our CNOY Kick-Off Party!

On February 15th, Lion’s Gate Banquet Centre transformed into a party to celebrate and raise awareness about youth homelessness in our communities. Karen Zinn and her husband Vanz know how Learn More

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