YWS 30th anniversary series: John R

YWS 30th anniversary series: John R

John Roberts is living proof that hard luck stories can have happy endings. The St. John’s, Newfoundland contractor sponsors children’s hockey and soccer leagues, is a member of the business establishment and is the father of three children. He is also a former street...
YWS 30th anniversary series: Marianne

YWS 30th anniversary series: Marianne

“Homelessness happens. When I walk through the doors in my high school you can’t tell I live in a shelter. We all walk in different shoes.” (Marianne, age 17) Each day for a month Marianne, 17, filled her backpack with a few personal belongings and stored them in her...
YWS 30th anniversary series: Derek

YWS 30th anniversary series: Derek

I stayed at Youth Without Shelter when times were tough. It wasn’t just a place to stay…it was about what I could do to find my way. YWS gives you direction. There are many options, it takes time for all of us to find our way. I know it took me two years to decide to...

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