Between 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m., that’s when more than 40 percent of violent crimes against children take place. It’s also when many parents struggle to find quality care for their children.
Our Mission is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
The Club instills strong core values that teach the importance of mutual respect, teamwork and being socially responsible through accessible and affordable after-school and school-break programs for children and youth.
Children and youth participate in challenging activities that encourage healthy living, personal growth, learning and community involvement. We build self-esteem through supportive adult mentors and engaging activities that challenge and enrich the mind body and spirit of each young person. Programs and activities are centered on:
Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs operates four program sites serving families living in Toronto's inner-city; Regent Park, in the downtown east and Trinity Bellwoods, in the downtown west. The Club proudly offers diverse programming to meet the needs of these communities. We provide service to 525 children and youth on a daily basis and serve over 2,650 nutritious meals, defined by Canada's Food Guide standards, each weekThe Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs a registered Canadian charity, charitable registration number 10757 3149 RR0001 and a member agency of the United Way.
In our work with children, youth, families and communities, all Boys and Girls Clubs are guided by the following Core Values.
These Core Values are the standard by which all Boys and Girls Club services are measured.
We ensure that everyone is heard, respected, valued and treated fairly.
We welcome everyone in a safe, accepting environment based on belonging and positive relationships.
We work together with young people, families, volunteers, our communities and government.
We speak out with children, youth and families so that we can make our world better.
We encourage and support every child and youth to play, learn and grow to achieve their dreams.