A Prom Like No Other

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On May 11th, Youth Haven held our first annual prom night.  “From This Moment” was a night that our youth will never forget.  Many of the youth that we assist were Learn More

Youth Haven Celebrates Pride

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Youth Haven celebrated diversity by taking part in the Barrie Pride Parade on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Between 20-40 percent of youth experiencing homelessness in Canada identify as LGBTQ2S.  The Learn More

Kennedy Durrell-VanderMeulen’s Inspiring Birthday

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Meet Kennedy Durrell-VanderMeulen Her story of generosity will inspire you! Kennedy was a winner in an essay writing contest, organized by the City of Waterloo, that her school participated in.  Learn More

Baseball and BBQ

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A shout out to the Ontario Provincial Police and Barrie Police, current and past, for organizing a baseball game and bbq for our youth.  An opportunity to build understanding.

Youth Haven Prom Performance has Special Meaning to Alphabreff

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Our First Annual Prom Night is only days away and it will be a night that our youth – and one amazing performer – will never forget. Alphabreff (Zain Campbell), is Learn More

National Volunteer Week – THANK YOU!

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This is National Volunteer Week in Canada.  On behalf of our community, our staff, and the youth in need who we serve, we want to thank the many amazing volunteers who Learn More

CTV Barrie News investigates the Homelessness Crisis in Barrie

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CTV Barrie News Videographer, Mike Arsalides, recently interviewed Youth Haven’s Ian MacLennan as part of his investigation into the homelessness crisis in Barrie. Watch the full story below.

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

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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

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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

CBC’s Haydn Watters looks at the homelessness crisis in Barrie

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Haydn Watters of CBC News recently investigated the unprecedented demand on local homeless shelters this winter.  He stopped by Youth Haven to discuss the impact on homeless youth with our Learn More