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Covenant House Toronto

Service: Awareness and Prevention School Presentations, Covenant House Toronto

Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-735-1388; Office: 416-735-1389
Toll Free Phone 1-800-435-7308
Fax 416-204-7030
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Primary Contact Suzie Tarlattini, Program Supervisor, Toronto and GTA North/East Schools; Phone: 416-204-7047; Email:
Alternate Contact Peter Newnham, Runaway Prevention Program Facilitator, Toronto and GTA South/West Schools; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Crisis, residential and community services
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Mark Aston, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Multimedia presentations, support resources 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
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, college/university students, and youth groups

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Call, email or visit website for online booking form
Languages English; French; Other - Other languages may be available; Spanish
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
20 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON
Canada M5B 2P3
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Intersection Yonge St and Gerrard St E
Mailing Address 20 Gerrard St E 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5B 2P3
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
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault
HCSD Sub Heading Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories Human Trafficking Prevention ; Runaway Prevention Programs

Agency Overview

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