Why Not Youth Centres

Site: Brantford - Colborne St

Service: Youth Centre

Service Details
Hours Centre open Mon-Sun 5 pm-9 pm 
  • meals provided Mon-Sun 6 pm 
  • homework help and mental health supports from Mon-Fri 3 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Application Call, e-mail or drop-in  
  • no application required
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
368 Colborne St
Brantford, ON N3S 3N3
Intersection Colborne St and Park Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) Free youth drop-in centre geared toward homeless and at-risk youth. Meals are provided nightly. Clothing and emergency food banks are available. Volunteer Youth Mentors are on-site to keep the centre safe, entertaining, and community-oriented  
Activities include: 
  • pool 
  • video games 
  • karaoke 
  • a lounge 
  • arts and crafts 
  • cooking 
  • nail art, and more
Day trips are offered seasonally as available. The staff team is poised to assist youth in identifying challenges, sourcing out community resources (including housing, counselling, and addictions services) etc 
Part of the City of Brantford monthly food calendar available by clicking here
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-759-2221
E-Mail becca@whynotyouthcentres.com
Website www.whynotyouthcentres.com/brantford.html
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Primary Contact Susan Zuidema, Executive Director; Phone: 519-759-2221 ext 202; Email: sue@whynotyouthcentres.com
Volunteer Coordinator Erin Connell, Manager, Volunteers; Phone: 519-759-2221 ext 203; Email: erin@whynotyouthcentres.com
Alternate Executive Robbie Nagle, Youth Worker and Programming Coordinator; Phone: 519-759-2221 ext 204; Email: robbie@whynotyouthcentres.com