About Us

Why the YWCA? As part of a national and international movement, the YWCA is a turning point in the lives of 25 million women and girls world wide. We’ve provided life-saving, award-winning programs and services to more than 20,000 women and children escaping violence in our local community and our primary focus is on safety: immediate protection from violence…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 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