The Van – Frontenac Stop

The Van

The Van represents an important first step in the long process of building trust with the youth and is often their first point of contact with Dans la rue.

The Van is a bus that offers a safe, warm break from the street for homeless and at-risk youth. It provides the following services:
• Support, guidance and someone to listen
• Meals and bags of non-perishable food
• Donations of warm clothing and basic necessities

In addition to providing a brief escape from life on the streets, the Van’s volunteers also refer youth to appropriate resources.


A night on the new Van

A most touching human experience. When the new Van hit the road in early July, the Development and Communications team at Dans la rue was curious to see how its return to the streets of Montreal [...]