Meagan Hennekam
Executive Director
YES Shelter for Youth and Families
Peterborough, Ontario


Meagan is dedicated to ending youth homelessness. In her current role as Executive Director of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families, Meagan has tripled YES’ youth housing program, and has implemented a successful prevention program in Peterborough, Ontario. Meagan has worked exclusively in the social services field, including various roles at the Peterborough Drug Strategy, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes.

Meagan completed her Bachelor’s degree at Trent University. She holds a Master’s in Leadership from Royal Roads University where she received distinction for her thesis, which considered how to rehouse previously homeless youth.