About Us

Why the YWCA? For well over a century, YWCA has been a leader in the local community. We’ve provided life-saving, award-winning programs and services to over 20,000 women and children escaping violence and our primary focus is on safety: immediate protection from violence and abuse. To that end, every day of the year, every hour…read more

Crossroads Shelter

We provide 24 hour emergency shelter, meals and support for women and children fleeing abuse of any kind (physical, emotional, sexual or financial), 365 days a year. Crossroads is a a warm and welcoming 25 bed safe haven in the heart of Peterborough, purpose-built for women and children fleeing abuse. Our Free Confidential Services Include: Private bedrooms for…read more