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Spring 2024 Newsletter

Our Spring 2024 Newsletter

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is proud to share our 2024 Spring Newsletter. Click here to read a digital copy, or sign up for our e-newsletter to have it delivered right to your inbox twice a year!

Strategic Plan 2023-2028

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Launches New Inclusive Vision, Mission Statements as part of 2023-2028 Strategic Plan

The YWCA Peterborough Haliburton has a new pathway to the future, with the launch of our new five-year Strategic Plan for 2023-2028. The plan was ratified by the Board of Directors earlier in the year after a lengthy development and consultation process, including Board and staff committee members, and will be officially launched at the …

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Women’s Centre manager Nycole Duncan shares why many women fear leaving abusive relationships

People are always shocked when I tell them that the most dangerous time for a woman in an abusive relationship is when she decides to leave. In fact, the risk of being killed is increased up to two years after she has left. That’s one reason why safety planning is such a huge part of …

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Annual Report 2022-2023

Our 2022-2023 Annual Report

The YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is proud to share our Annual Report for the 2022-2023 year. Please choose from two digital formats: image-based or text-only PDF.

Tina's story

Tina’s Story: “The YWCA helped me rebuild myself on the inside.”

Content note: the story below describes a situation of gender-based violence. If you feel you may be negatively affected by reading, please protect your mental health. You can also contact us on our 24-hour support & crisis line at 1-800-461-7656. My name is Tina and 25 years ago, my doctor said something that would change …

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a mother and grandmother play lovingly with a young boy

A letter to our community

When Angela* called our crisis line earlier this year, she knew she only had a short window of time. He’d be back within the hour. Her husband checked every call and text she made. It was the first time he’d left the house since losing his job.  I listened carefully while she explained everything that was …

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Spring 2022 Newsletter

Learn about what’s new at the YWCA, become a Signal for Help Responder, find details about our March Monthly Giving Match, and help spread the word about this year’s YWCA Hazel Education Bursary. View as pdf