Peterborough Home Depot store launches Orange Door fundraising campaign Donations will benefit YES Shelter for Youth and Families


WHAT:   On Dec 2, 2017, representatives from the YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be at The Home Depot Canada’s Peterborough store to help launch the Orange Door fundraising campaign. From Nov. 30 to Dec. 17, customers can donate $2 at the store’s checkout in exchange for an orange paper door. All donations will … Continue reading Peterborough Home Depot store launches Orange Door fundraising campaign Donations will benefit YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Work at YES! We are hiring a full-time Youth-in-Transition Worker


The Youth-in-Transition worker is a key part of our team, specifically supporting youth aged 16-24 with involvement with the Children’s Aid Society to navigate their transition into adulthood. Please see the current opportunities page for details about this and other position at YES and how to apply.  

YES Soup Stock Fundraiser!


The YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be hosted our United Way Fundraiser, the YES Soup Stock Lunch on Tuesday, November 14th. Thank you to all who came for soup and tours of the shelter. And a very sincere thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers who donated delicious homemade soups, and beautiful delicious cupcakes. … Continue reading YES Soup Stock Fundraiser!

Join YES at Kettle Drums for a Night of Indulgence!


YES has partnered with Kettle Drums Restaurant for a two-part event, with proceeds being donated to YES. This past Monday, Kettle Drums staff came into YES and helped turn the YES dining hall into a restaurant experience for our clients! They provided a three-course meal for our clients and our generous Board Members came into … Continue reading Join YES at Kettle Drums for a Night of Indulgence!

YES is hiring!


YES is hiring! A Way Home Peterborough (AWHP) is a collaborative of community agencies and citizens with the aim of reducing youth homelessness. The collaborative group is excited to move forward with this new, evidence-based approach to youth homelessness. We are looking for a project coordinator who is passionate about systems change and sees the … Continue reading YES is hiring!

Fundraising Event at Galerie Q Raises $8000!


Galerie Q, a non-profit enterprise held a fundraising event for the YES Shelter for Youth and Families on May 13th. YES launched our new roof campaign, where we are aiming to raise $50,000 for a new metal roof. YES raised $8000 towards our new metal roof.  The YES Shelter proves safety and comfort to families … Continue reading Fundraising Event at Galerie Q Raises $8000!

YES Partners with The Pyroflys for Circus Arts


The Pyroflys are offering circus arts training to youth and families involved with YES. They will be teaching cyr wheel, poi, hoops, juggling, balance and acrobatics techniques. Circus arts can offer youth a forum to celebrate being different, to take safe risks, and to get attention in positive ways. The Pyroflys helped create the Peterborough … Continue reading YES Partners with The Pyroflys for Circus Arts

YES teams up with the Peterborough Petes!


YES has teamed up with the Peterborough Petes to host a Fundraising Night!  Purchase tickets to the game on Saturday February 27th using the Promo Code “YES” and $4 from every ticket will go directly to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families! To purchase a ticket, click here.  There will also be free face-painting … Continue reading YES teams up with the Peterborough Petes!

YES Annual Client Satisfaction Survey


This is the Annual YES Client Survey! This gives you the chance to let us know how we are doing, what we can do better in and also your own ideas and input about new programs at YES! Anyone who has used any of our services provided over the years are welcome to take this … Continue reading YES Annual Client Satisfaction Survey

National Toque Tuesday Raises Funds to Address Homelessness!


The YES Shelter for Youth and Families has collaborated with Paul Davis Systems as part of the Raising the Roof Campaign. On February 2nd, YES participated in Raising the Roof’s National  Toque Tuesday. Since 1997, the annual Toque Campaign has supported over 180 community agencies across Canada, raising $7 million to support long-term solutions to … Continue reading National Toque Tuesday Raises Funds to Address Homelessness!