Finding the right song led to a musical future

As a teen, Raiesa lived in a group home and experienced an abusive situation where she was given drugs and trafficked. “There would be days at a time that I would go missing and no one checked up on me,” she says. Thankfully, a guidance counsellor at Raiesa’s school stepped in and found her a place at Eva’s. “It changed my life,” says Raiesa. “Before, so many people were trying to take advantage of me. Eva’s was the exact [...]

Finding the right song led to a musical future2023-01-03T10:01:34-05:00

Training program unlocks youth passions

In the summer of 2019, Angel was struggling to find work. Fresh out of foster care and uncertain about her future, she needed to get a job or enroll in school to stay in the semi-transitional housing where she was living. “I was really stressed about it, so my therapist suggested I apply for the Graphic Communication and Print Training program at Eva’s because I like to draw and paint,” said Angel. “They invited me for an interview and [...]

Training program unlocks youth passions2022-11-08T14:14:33-05:00