2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists


The east-facing brick facade of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families is one of the sites chosen for the City of Peterborough Public Art Program. As part of this initiative, the City of Peterborough invites artists or artist teams residing in Ontario to submit their credentials, examples of prior experience and a conceptual approach … Continue reading 2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists

Trent Students vote yes for YES


Dear friends: Thank you. Thank you for supporting youth who have experienced homelessness. Thank you for caring, for telling your friends, and for staying up late to find out more! Our gratitude and hearts are BIG tonight. Trent students voted overwhelmingly in support of the YES Shelter. The teens have won! THANK YOU!  

2018 BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL VIP screening


Thank you Wild Rock! The Wild Rock 25th Anniversary VIP Best of Banff Night on the evening of Jan 15th raised $7,807 in support of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families! We are so grateful for this support. Thank you for making YES the recipient of this amazing night of inspirational films.  

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

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!

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!

#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