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Lifting herself out of homelessness – Hailey’s Story

When Hailey* had to leave home late one winter night, at first she was really angry, and then she became… Continue reading

Posted on: September 22, 2021 in Current News, Client Stories

Youth music mentorship with Missy Knott

When in the Indigenous RISE Youth Housing Program, Caleb* chatted regularly to YES staff Katie, about becoming a rapper. Caleb… Continue reading

Posted on: September 2, 2021 in Client Stories, YES Stories

Farewell letter from Executive Director Meagan Hennekam

I’m writing today to share that I am moving on from my role as Executive Director of the YES Shelter… Continue reading

Posted on: August 25, 2021 in Current News

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