Barrie Firefighters Support Backyard Campout

Youth Haven recently attended the Barrie Fire and Emergency Services headquarters (Fire station #1) and was presented with a $1,000 cheque through the Barrie Fire Community Projects program. The money Learn More

Barrie Colts are champs for Youth Haven

A heartfelt thank you to the Barrie Colts Foundation (BCF) for their donation of $5,000. The BCF was established to support local charities and organizations and to contribute to the Learn More

Local Home Depot stores kicks off #OrangeDoorProject campaign in support of Youth Haven

The Home Depot Canada’s #OrangeDoorProject is an incredible opportunity to support youth experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness within our community. This campaign takes place now until June 26th. Learn More

National Volunteer Week is April 24-30

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” – Ghandi The National Volunteer Week theme for 2022, Volunteer is Empathy in Action, affirms 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

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