Month: February 2019

Responding to High Demand within a Challenging Housing Climate

Crossroads Shelter Lack of affordable housing in our community has meant that residents and staff at Crossroads Shelter experience very limited affordable housing options as they work together to rebuild lives. When our Transition Support Workers are challenged to help women and children access safe and affordable housing, stay times at the shelter become longer. This also…read more

Reaching Women & Children in Rural Areas

YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton County & HERS YWCA Peterborough Haliburton has been in Haliburton County since 1986, providing services for women who are in or fleeing abusive relationships. The services look very different in such a rural area. Our Transition Support Workers and Clinical Therapist are often out in the community and literally in…read more

It’s time to fill YWCA Empty Bowls

The Peterborough Examiner | The YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Empty Bowls fundraiser is happening March 1 at noon at The Venue. All proceeds directly support YWCA JustFood and Nourish, food programs that look at the root causes of poverty, promote equity and provide connection through food. At the event, guests enjoy a delicious lunch prepared and…read more

YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser returns on March 1

KawarthaNOW | Earlier today (February 6), organizers announced tickets are now available for the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton’s 15th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, which takes place on Friday, March 1st. During the event, you can enjoy a delicious lunch donated by local restaurants along with your choice of a hand-crafted bowl, created and donated by local…read more