YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Site: YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Service: Youth Emergency Shelter of Peterborough

Description (Service) Provides shelter, education and transitional supports for youth and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
  • Operates a 30-bed emergency and transitional shelter for youth ages 16-24 and emergency housing for homeless families with children of any age  
  • Shelter workers also assist in accessing emergency resources, housing search, income supports and other related youth needs 
  • Operates a Food Cupboard for youth living independently and for families who have previously resided at the shelter  
  • provides monthly access to a food box and clothing cupboard 
  • See separate listings for details on other support and outreach services
Service Details
Hours Shelter: Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Food Cupboard: Tue, Thu 12 noon-3 pm, Sat 12 noon-2 pm
Areas Served Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Services for homeless families: no age restrictions. Family is defined as anyone with legal custody of a child 
Food Cupboard: youth ages 16-24 living independently or families who have resided at the shelter in the past year. Will collect demographic information at initial visit
Application Call or drop-in. Appointment may be necessary for other support services
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Across from Brock Street FreshCo
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
196 Brock St
Peterborough, ON K9H 2P4
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Intersection Aylmer St and Brock St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Support services and food bank are fully accessible on lower level * shelter residence has stairs, barrier-free shower and toilet
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-748-3851 answered 24 hrs or message will be returned promptly
Fax 705-748-6697
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Sarah Cornett, Shelter Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Aimee Le Lagadec, Executive Director; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Kathleen Wild, Fundraising Assistant; Email:

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