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!

The YES Shelter is looking for someone to join our Board of Directors!


Do you have some free time and are looking to volunteer with a community organization? The YES Shelter is currently looking for someone to join our Board of Directors! Please contact the HR Committee if you are interested. Click here for more information! 

Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth: Session 2!


YES is coordinating a second Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth Program! The second session will start in early February and be on Wednesday evenings! Please contact admin@yesshelter.ca or 705-768-5197 for more info! Worried about your teenage son or daughter? Strengthening Families is a FREE 9-week skills-based program for all families with kids 12-16 years olf. … Continue reading Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth: Session 2!

Previous client at YES? We want to hear from you!


Have you ever stayed at the YES Shelter for Youth and Families?! Have you been living on your own for at least 6 months? If you said yes to both of those questions, please keep reading! We’re doing some research on how to improve YES, and want to hear your opinion! If you are interested … Continue reading Previous client at YES? We want to hear from you!

Celebrating Christmas at YES! Thank you!


Happy New Year! On behalf of the staff and residents at YES, we wanted to thank you for all of your kind contributions during the holiday season. Thanks to your generous donations, YES volunteers, and staff were able to put together Christmas packages for all of the residents. Thanks to you, everyone at the shelter … Continue reading Celebrating Christmas at YES! Thank you!

#GivingTuesday


Giving Tuesday is on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. It’s an international movement that celebrates giving back to your community. The YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be participating in #GivingTuesday this year. Board Members and volunteers will be sharing why they give their time to YES and we are asking that other community members … Continue reading #GivingTuesday

Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth Programming!


Worried about your teenage son or daughter? Strengthening Families is a FREE 9-week skills-based program for all families with kids 12-16 years olf. Each week of programming includes a free family dinner, travel subsidy, and participation incentive! Onsite childcare will be provided for families with younger family members. Please call or text 705-768-5197 or email … Continue reading Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth Programming!