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!

Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth: Session 2!


YES is coordinating a second Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth Program! The second session will start in early February and be on Wednesday evenings! Please contact admin@yesshelter.ca or 705-768-5197 for more info! 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. … Continue reading Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth: Session 2!

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

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


Les Cassidy, Bev Cassidy, Suzanne Galloway (Executive Director), and Nick Powers (Chair of the Board) on the YES 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!