Covenant House Toronto

Site: Covenant House Toronto

Service: Prevention and Awareness School Presentations

Contact Information
Office Phone Toronto and GTA East 416-735-1388 ; Toronto and GTA West 416-735-1389
Fax 416-204-7030
Primary Contact Suzie Tarlattini, Program Supervisor; Phone: 416-735-1388 * 416-204-7047; Email:
Alternate Contact Fiona Jack, Program Facilitator; Phone: 416-735-1389; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
20 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON M5B 2P3
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Intersection Yonge St and Gerrard St E
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance - unloading only ; Easy access to elevator - side entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall - main program area ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door - 3rd floor ; Wheelchair accessible shower and bathroom stalls - girls residential floor ; Program locations vary - call for details
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Youth Homelessness Awareness and Prevention
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Multimedia presentations and facilitated open discussion in school environment

Before You Run -- open discussion on contributing factors to youth homelessness including family breakdown, abuse, mental health, bullying, drugs, exploitation and stress * video presentation on risks and pressures facing youth and realities of street life * information, advice and links to community resources

Reality Check -- open discussion on dangers of street life and challenges facing homeless youth * group activities * video presentation on youth homelessness * encourages awareness, leadership and community involvement * links to community resources

Trafficked -- open discussion on sex trafficking as a local issue, as well as the way in which youth as young as 13 years are lured and exploited * video dramatization of a trafficked youth's experiences * encourages awareness, healthy relationships, self-protection, and social responsibility * links to community resources
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Students in grades 6-12
Application Call, email or visit website for online booking form
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Human Trafficking Prevention ; Runaway Prevention Programs

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