Why Not City Missions

Site: Brantford - Colborne St E

Service: Why Not Youth Centre

Record #: SIM1528
Last Full Update: 05 Mar 2024

Service Details


Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Youth Centre Mon-Sun 5 pm-9 pm


Closed on Stat Holidays

Areas Served Brantford
Eligibility Ages 13-18 years

Call, email or drop-in

  • no application required
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
368 Colborne St E
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 is available by clicking here

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-759-2221
E-Mail info@whynotcitymissions.com
Website https://www.whynotcitymissions.com/
Social Media Facebook Instagram
Volunteer Coordinator Darryl Bergen, Youth Centre Coordinator/Volunteer Manager; Phone: 519-759-2221 ext 203; Email: darryl@whynotcitymissions.com
Primary Executive Karen Stewart, Executive Director; Phone: 519-759-2221 ext 205; Email: karen@whynotcitymissions.com