Giving Thanks for GivingTuesday

  GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. It’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for different causes. This year, for the 8th annual GivingTuesday on...

Thank you to our YWS Frontline Heroes

  COVID-19 has impacted every single human being on this planet. However, some have been affected differently than others. The vulnerable populations within our community in particular face significant challenges; imagine what those struggling with homelessness...

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who attended our first ever virtual Annual General Meeting on September 23rd. We are so grateful to have had the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our youth while welcoming new members to our Board of Directors. A full video...

YWS Annual General Meeting 2020 goes virtual

Youth Without Shelter will be hosting our virtual Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Join us for an evening of celebration of the accomplishments of our resident youth, our dedicated donors, and amazing volunteers who helped us support the many...

Project: Humanity COVID-19 Artist Partnership Program

The COVID-19 Artist Partnership Program: Creating pathways to joy during hard times through 1:1 creative mentorship "I think this has been a really lonely period for a lot of people and the opportunity to learn something new and to really focus your energy on...

New YWS Director of Philanthropy and Engagement

Youth Without Shelter is pleased to announce the appointment of Monika Fox as the new Director of Philanthropy and Engagement effective April 20, 2020. Monika has been working with the CNIB in senior leadership roles and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and...

YWS Volunteer Appreciation Hour

Thank you to those who joined us live on April 24 to celebrate our amazing volunteers during National Volunteer Week! Over the years, YWS has opened our doors to hundreds of volunteers. Corporate groups, family groups, faith organizations and individuals. These...

COVID-19 Prevention

January 11, 2021 A message from our Executive Director, Steve Doherty Jan 11, 2021 It is January of 2021 and looking back at our holiday campaign we are starting the new year off with a success.  We exceeded our target of $40,000 by over $7,000!  This is both a...

YWS gets a new look!

2019 has been a year of change and growth for us here at YWS! We've expanded our team, supported almost 1,000 youth, and announced a new 5-year strategic plan. Alongside this, we have been hard at work behind the scenes with our friends over at SOS Design agency,...

Back to School

It’s that time again! Time to get back in gear for a brand new school season. Although many kids are buzzing in anticipation to start a new semester, others may be facing challenges that could prevent them from attending school entirely this year. The dropout rate is...

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