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!  

15th Anniversary of YES


15 Years Changing Lives Please join us to recognize the 15th anniversary of YES. It is our opportunity to celebrate the community, our donors, staff, volunteers and supporters of YES. We will reflect on 15 years of YES’s service to the community and look at where we’re headed in the years to come.  We hope … Continue reading 15th Anniversary of YES

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!

YES is seeking a Full-Time Shelter Worker!


YES is currently seeking applications for a full-time overnight shelter worker. We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis. The applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to see the job posting. If you are interested, please apply online through Indeed.ca or email your application to hr@yesshelter.ca The YES Shelter for Youth and Families appreciates … Continue reading YES is seeking a Full-Time Shelter Worker!

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!

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!

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!

YES Friends of the Shelter Appreciation Event a success!


Thanks to all who came out to the “Friends of the Shelter” Appreciation event tonight. Amongst the mingling and sharing of stories we had a Screening of the “Family on the edge” documentary filmed in the shelter and some great updates from the Board and Executive Director on the state of the Shelter. Thanks once … Continue reading YES Friends of the Shelter Appreciation Event a success!