Month: October 2018

Fall 2018 Newsletter

We simply can’t thank our supporters enough for all they do to help local women and children! Take a peek at our Fall Newsletter to see what they’ve been up to lately and what their compassion and hard work truly mean for families in our community.

Peterborough YWCA helped me build a better life: Single mom

October 18, 2018 – Peterborough Examiner, by Jessica Nyznik When Carissa McIntyre was in a bad relationship and had nowhere to turn with four kids, she called Crossroads women’s shelter. Staff took her and the children in that night, offering them adjoining rooms and toys for the kids to call their own. It wasn’t at…read more

Crossroads Shelter has been at full capacity for two years

October 5, 2018 – Peterborough Examiner by Jessica Nyznik More crisis calls compared to when expanded YWCA shelter first opened in Peterborough in 2011 Turning away a woman in need of shelter from domestic abuse is a horrible feeling, but it’s a reality employees face at the YWCA shelter. “It’s awful for our staff to…read more