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!

Push for Change is coming to Peterborough!


YES is excited to announce that Joe Roberts and Push for Change will be coming to Peterborough on Sunday, October 16th. Joe Roberts is a former homeless youth who has been pushing a shopping cart across Canada to raise awareness and funds to prevent youth homelessness. Come for some soup lunch, listen to Joe’s story and the … Continue reading Push for Change is coming to Peterborough!

The Home Depot Orange Door Campaign Kicks Off!


Yesterday, the Home Depot Orange Door Campaign had its official kick-off, with 100% of the funds raised going to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families. The Orange Door Campaign is part of a national initiative to provide youth access to safe, stable housing and life skills development programs. Customers shopping at the store can … Continue reading The Home Depot Orange Door Campaign Kicks Off!

YES is hiring for a Project Manager, Engagement & Evaluation Position!


In connection with the Family Reconnect Working Group, YES is hiring a Project Manager, Engagement and Evaluation Position. The successful candidate will support the Family Reconnect partners to move forward on this exciting initiative! Click here to see the full job description.  Please apply to this position via Charity Village here. Please note, all applications are due … Continue reading YES is hiring for a Project Manager, Engagement & Evaluation Position!

YES receives generous $50,000 donation to help reach our goal for our roof!


We are so thrilled that local philanthropist Les Cassidy read of our need for a new roof and has donated $50,000 to YES for this and other projects. This investment in a metal roof will provide emergency shelter to hundreds of youth and families for decades to come. We’re also so grateful to the many … Continue reading YES receives generous $50,000 donation to help reach our goal for our roof!

YES is hiring!


YES is hiring for two exciting positions! This is your chance to be part of a team that gives back to our community. If this is something you are interested in please read over the position details. We are currently hiring for a full-time shelter worker and the application deadline is due July 26, 2016. Click … Continue reading YES is hiring!

Help YES by participating in the Canadian Giving Challenge!


With only 9 days left of the Great Canadian Giving challenge the countdown is on. With every donation made to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families you give us the chance to win $10,000. You have the chance to make a lasting impact on youth and families in our community. Click here to donate … Continue reading Help YES by participating in the Canadian Giving Challenge!