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Nourishing a bright future; Chloe’s story

Chloe* first came the YES Emergency Shelter when she was 16 years old, directly from the care of CAS. She… Continue reading

Posted on: August 4, 2021 in Current News, Client Stories

Statement on the Kamloops Residential School Tragedy

Every Child Matters. With deep sadness, the YES Shelter for Youth and Families acknowledges the tragic loss discovered at the… Continue reading

Posted on: June 4, 2021 in Current News

2020 Report – The Difference You’ve Made

We’re kind of lucky. We see the difference you’re making in the lives of youth and families, every day. We… Continue reading

Posted on: May 11, 2021 in Current News

March COVID Update from Executive Director, Meagan Hennekam

The 2nd wave of the pandemic has taken a toll. Up until recently, young people staying in shelter were either… Continue reading

Posted on: March 3, 2021 in Current News

What homeless kids need this Christmas

What does a homeless kid need this Christmas? You. A former client named Grayson said, “being homeless is already a… Continue reading

Posted on: December 1, 2020 in Current News, Client Stories