YES works to reduce homelessness by providing shelter, training, education and transitional services for youth and families in the Kawarthas.
Y.E.S. provides emergency and transitional housing and related support services to youth aged 16-24 and to families. Support services may include education and training programs, assistance with housing and employment searches, referrals to other agencies, and general guidance.
Since the shelter opened its doors in 2002, Y.E.S. has served more than 4100 clients. On average, 15 youth or family members stay at the shelter each night. In a year, Y.E.S. serves as many as 250 new clients each year, in addition to many who have used the services previously. – less