2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists


The east-facing brick facade of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families is one of the sites chosen for the City of Peterborough Public Art Program. As part of this initiative, the City of Peterborough invites artists or artist teams residing in Ontario to submit their credentials, examples of prior experience and a conceptual approach … Continue reading 2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists

2018 BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL VIP screening


Thank you Wild Rock! The Wild Rock 25th Anniversary VIP Best of Banff Night on the evening of Jan 15th raised $7,807 in support of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families! We are so grateful for this support. Thank you for making YES the recipient of this amazing night of inspirational films.  

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!

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! 

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!