YWCA – Helping women safely create change

My Haliburton | When a woman finds the courage to listen to her heart – that voice inside that knows what she’s living with is not okay – the YWCA is here. Here to answer her call in the middle of the night, to help her navigate the complicated systems that lie ahead, to meet…read more

YWCA Seeks Board Directors

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is seeking dynamic women to join the organization’s Board of Directors. “We need women who will take a strong role in planning a sustainable future for the YWCA’s life-saving programs. We need women who want to get involved and try new things, and who have about ten to twelve hours a month…read more

About Us

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is here to support every woman’s right to live free from violence, free from poverty, free from oppression, through our continuum of free, confidential, woman-centred services. It is our vision to see women and children thriving! For 128 years, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton has been a leader for local women, providing emergency shelter,…read more

Rotary Club of Peterborough auction to benefit Homeward Bound

The Peterborough Examiner | by Jessica Nyznik The Rotary Club of Peterborough is gearing up for its annual auction later this month. The event takes place at Jan. 26 at Peterborough Golf and Country Club. The evening includes dinner and both a live and silent auction, with proceeds supporting Rotary projects and Homeward Bound Peterborough….read more

Youth Engagement

Our youth programs empower youth to find, trust and use their voices. We are committed to providing safe places where youth can ask critical questions, examine societal norms and find support for challenges they’re already facing in their lives. Through interactive activities with educated facilitators, participants develop critical thinking skills, learn about healthy relationships and build…read more