YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Site: YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Service: Prevention and Diversion Worker

Description (Service) Helps youth search for housing, move in and remain housed.
  • offers regular check-ins and provides referrals to other supports 
  • works with landlords to help build positive relationships with youth  
  • Supports youth in diverting from homelessness, as well as preventing entry into homelessness through early intervention in precarious housing situations.
YES also provides a Trustee Worker for Youth to support youth who require trustee financial services to remain housed.
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, some evenings and weekends
Areas Served Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth who are homeless or housing insecure
Application Self-referral or agency referral by text, email, fax or drop-in 
Trustee Worker for Youth - Referral is through Fourcast or YES outreach workers
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Will meet youth in any safe place
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
196 Brock St
Peterborough, ON K9H 2P4
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Intersection Brock St and George St N
Physical Access Fully Accessible - main level is fully accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-748-3851
Fax 705-748-6697
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Jaycee Wren, Youth Housing Support Worker/Prevention and Diversion Worker; Phone: call or text 705-768-3690
Alternate Contact Aimee Le Lagadec, Executive Director; Email:

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