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!

The YES Shelter is looking for someone to join our Board of Directors!


Do you have some free time and are looking to volunteer with a community organization? The YES Shelter is currently looking for someone to join our Board of Directors! Please contact the HR Committee if you are interested. Click here for more information! 

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!

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!