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Covenant House Vancouver

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Tel: 604-685-7474 Toll-free: 1-877-685-7474

Address:

Crisis Program (young women):

575 Drake Street, Vancouver

Crisis Program (young men):

326 West Pender Street, Vancouver

Web: www.covenanthousebc.org Email: info@covenanthousebc.org

 

Covenant House Vancouver helps homeless, runaway and at-risk young people between the ages of 16 and 24 for short-term residential care through their crisis shelter and up to two years in their transitional living program.

Services offered include:

  • 54 bed crisis shelter for youth aged 16-24. While in the shelter, youth have access to counselling, addictions management program and life skills program, referrals to other agencies, support in getting income assistance, employment and housing, recreational outings, help with repatriation or family reunification, 3 meals/day and laundry
  • Rights of Passage program, a supported, transitional living program for young people progressing from an “at risk” street-involved lifestyle to stabilized independent living. Includes long term (up to 2 years) residential component as well as individualized case planning (includes educational, vocational and after care support services).
  • Street Outreach for youth 13-24, who are living (or at risk of living) in the street.  Provides access to youth/outreach worker, addictions counselling, referrals to other social service agencies, help getting ID, employment, housing and financial assistance, snacks, hot meal on Monday afternoons, and more.