Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner visits Youth Haven

Only several months into his job as Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner,  Thomas Carrique continued his outreach into the community with a visit to Youth Haven on Monday, August 19. The Learn More

Youth Haven Celebrates Pride 2019

On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, Youth Haven participated in the Barrie Pride parade. This was an opportunity to show our support for LGBTQ2+ youth in our community.  More than 25-40 Learn More

#TimeToShine a Huge Success

Well that’s a wrap! Youth Haven’s “Time to Shine” Prom was a huge success. On June 6th, 2019, our youth arrived at Ferndale Banquet Hall where they were dressed into Learn More

Peak Powersports & Indian Motorcycle of Barrie Raises Funds for Youth Haven

Thank you to Peak Powersports & Indian Motorcycle of Barrie ( 22 Commerce Park Drive) for choosing to #bethedifference and hosting a bbq fundraiser and information day on behalf of Youth Haven. Learn More

National Volunteer Week 2019 – THANK YOU!

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

Simcoe.com discusses latest report on Simcoe County homelessness

Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness representatives shared the results of the 2018 Simcoe County Homelessness Enumeration Report during a Barrie council meeting April 8.  Simcoe.com’s Chris Simon looked behind Learn More

One More Bid Auctions Makes Generous Donation

Earlier this week, Steve Arsenault of Barrie’s One More Bid Auctions stopped by Youth Haven.   One More Bid Auctions provides a mutually beneficial service to buyers and sellers through Learn More

Putting a Fresh Face to Youth Homelessness

“When I first got to Barrie and people would ask where I live, I would just give a general location. I didn’t want to feel worthless.” – Blake Laface We Learn More

A Remarkable Birthday Gift from Joshua

  Last week, Joshua, a student at Ardargh Bluffs School, turned 9.  While most kids Joshua’s age would have been asking for toys, video games, or movies, he wanted something Learn More

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