Month: April 2020

Making transformation possible

The transformative force of education is something Dr. Anne Keenleyside and her partner, Patrick Butler, have witnessed time and again through their work at Trent University. Recently, Anne shared with us how fortunate she feels to have had the resources – money, time and family support – that allowed her to pursue higher education and…read more

COVID-19 Update

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton support and crisis services for women who experience violence are still available.  We have implemented COVID-19 screening assessment, disinfecting, physical distancing and isolation practices to keep everyone as safe as possible. We know that dramatic health protection measures will slow the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Shelter, safety planning, referrals and ongoing support are…read more

Violence escalates during pandemic isolation

The Highlander | by Lisa Gervais The YWCA Peterborough Haliburton – which operates the women’s shelter in Minden – said support and crisis services for women experiencing violence are still available. In an April 9 press release, they said they have implemented COVID-19 screening assessments, disinfecting, physical distancing, and isolation practices since shelters, safety planning,…read more