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!

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!