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

YES is hiring!


YES is hiring for two exciting positions! This is your chance to be part of a team that gives back to our community. If this is something you are interested in please read over the position details. We are currently hiring for a full-time shelter worker and the application deadline is due July 26, 2016. Click … Continue reading YES is hiring!

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 is hiring a Shelter Supervisor!


YES is now accepting applications for a shelter supervisor. Changing lives for over a decade, the YES Shelter for Youth and Families is itself at an exciting time of growth and change in our provision of shelter, education, and transitional supports in Peterborough. YES’ Shelter Supervisor fosters a safe, productive, and positive work environment to … Continue reading YES is hiring a Shelter Supervisor!

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!

The Haven – Summer 2010


The Haven – summer 2010 [pdf 500kb] YES Newsletter: Spring 2010 Picnic in the Park…ing Lot – Saturday, June 19 Mark Saturday, June 19 in your calendars! YES will host a Picnic in the Park…ing Lot to raise funds for our programs and services. From 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, the parking lot adjacent to … Continue reading The Haven – Summer 2010

The Haven – Winter 2009


The Haven – winter 2009 [pdf 300kb]   YES Newsletter: Fall/Winter 2009-2010 SUCCESS! AT THE CARRIAGE HOUSE – Simon Weigh It was predicted in January 2005 that Kyle would not last more than a month in The Carriage House Alternative Education Program. Three and a half years and 17 credits later, Kyle did it! He … Continue reading The Haven – Winter 2009