Covenant House Toronto

Service: Awareness and Prevention School Presentations, Gerrard Street Location

Record #: MET4575
Last Full Update: 04 Nov 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-735-1388, Toronto and GTA North/East Schools ; 416-735-1389, Toronto and GTA South/West Schools
Fax 416-204-7030
Primary Contact Suzie Tarlattini, Program Supervisor, Toronto and GTA North/East Schools; Phone: 416-204-7047; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Multimedia presentations, support resources and facilitated open discussion in school environment on homelessness and sex trafficking

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

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Ages: 11 year(s) - 18 year(s) Students in grades 6-12, college/university students, and youth groups

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area

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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 from side entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall in main program area ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door, on 3rd floor ; Wheelchair accessible shower and bathroom stalls on girls residential floor

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