Boys and Girls
BGC offers programs and services for children and youth ages 6-21 to reach their full potential and well-being in a safe and nurturing environment. BGC offers various social, recreational, educational and creative programs and activities at various community based locations such as - breakfast clubs; after school clubs; city-wide inter Boys and Girls Clubs special events; literacy; creative arts and dance; sports leagues; parent support and education; leadership training; summer employment, scholarship access, community development; violence prevention; mentorship building. Our mission is to provide a safe and supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. Albion Boys and Girls Club have a positive life changing impact on children and youth. All the programs nurture confidence in youth , provide opportunities to develop and practice leadership skills, participate in civil society and empower them to support and influence the community.
Community information and referrals; case management, assistance with filling out forms, document replacement, preparing affidavits, commissioner of oaths; income tax clinic; advocacy; sign-up location for Metro Voice Mail Project -- persons without addresses or telephones receive private phone number to retrieve messages from any touch tone phone; PAID project; providing workshops on various community needs/issues (e.g. senior issues, Ontario works, Revenue Canada, Pensions, Housing, etc.)
Street to homes- mobile street outreaching and follow-up to persons who are homeless; counseling; information and referrals; matching tenants with landlords; eviction prevention; Rent Bank; landlord outreach and recruitment; Housing Connections; specialized housing help workers, Winter Warmth Fund and LEAP.
Programs and Services