Voices of Youth Haven, Episode 1

In the first episode of #VoicesOfYouthHaven, our youth dispel some common myths about what puts youth at risk of experiencing homelessness. Please have a listen and share it with your Learn More

Shelters ramp up efforts amidst extreme cold temperatures

Across the region, shelters are packed, with some overcapacity as an extreme cold warnings effect Simcoe County. Check out this story by CTV News Barrie, including a great comment from 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

Boxes of Hope Extended Until Christmas…and 5 year Old Loretta is One of the Reasons Why!

When we launched our #BoxesOfHope2018, our plans were to wrap up the campaign on Giving Tuesday…so we did!  A funny thing happened the next day – we received a couple Learn More

ICYMI – Halloween at Youth Haven

Our youth had a hauntingly good time as Youth Haven was transformed into a haunted house on Halloween night.   Staff and youth decorated the house and then welcomed more than Learn More

Boxes Of Hope Surpasses 10% of Goal – 8 days Left to Get Yours!

Boxes of Hope – #BeTheDifference Update We have now sold 47 Boxes of Hope!  We have 8 days to meet our goal by Giving Tuesday.  Won’t you #BeTheDifference? In case Learn More

Lice Squad.com’s “Ravin’ For Youth Haven” raises $1,300

Thank you so much to the incredible team at Lice Squad.com for their donation of $1,300 to Youth Haven!  Lice Squad.com raised the money through customer appreciation events and donations.  We Learn More

Boxes of Hope – #BeTheDifference

There’s no place like home for the holidays. Not every youth in Simcoe County has a place they can call home. Youth Haven has launched its annual online Boxes of Learn More

Youth Haven Represented at Lions Club of Barrie Open House

The Youth Haven team was thrilled to be part of last week’s Lions Club of Barrie Open House. The Lions Club hosted the event to help make the public aware Learn More

What’s Cooking? A Renovated Kitchen and Donated Appliances

The smell wafting from the kitchen at Youth Haven in Barrie is the sweet smell of success. Four volunteers (Ed Suptin, Dean Smith, Colin Campbell, Tony Everson) donated their skills Learn More