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!

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!

YES teams up with the Peterborough Petes!


YES has teamed up with the Peterborough Petes to host a Fundraising Night!  Purchase tickets to the game on Saturday February 27th using the Promo Code “YES” and $4 from every ticket will go directly to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families! To purchase a ticket, click here.  There will also be free face-painting … Continue reading YES teams up with the Peterborough Petes!

Paid Speakers Training with YES and PBTO Drug Strategy


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As part of YES’s Youth Voice work, we have partnered with the Peterborough Drug Strategy to train youth speakers (16-24) to develop their story and equip them with public speaking skills. These speakers then share their experiences of housing insecurity or substance use at various events in the City and County of Peterborough. Youth are … Continue reading Paid Speakers Training with YES and PBTO Drug Strategy