Group Name: Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre (JFCFC) – Youth

Description: Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre is a community based organization driven by passion, innovation, and a strong commitment to social justice, community engagement and collaboration. Their objective is to have a social and recreational mental-health program that helps meet the needs of men and women who are highly stressed or have been hospitalized because of psychiatric problems.

The Spot, Where YOU(th) Wanna Be, is located in the Yorkgate Mall and offers programming for youth between the ages of 13—30 years of age. Their youth programs are committed to increasing and building the leadership skills of youth.

The goal of their programs is to prevent violence and drug misuse as well as to promote healthy lifestyle choices. This is done through social, educational, art and recreational programming, after-school programs, leadership and mentoring programs, drop-ins, outings, volunteer and employment opportunities.

The benefits include: making new friends, gaining leadership skills, contributing to the community and opening minds to new ideas (violence prevention, anti-racism, sexual health, peer mentoring, alcohol and drugs). Youth may receive community service hours.

Where: 4400 Jane Street, #108 | Toronto, ON M3N 2K4

When: Services provided at Yorkgate Mall. 1 York Gate Blvd | North York, ON M3N 3A1. Call for event details.

Contact: 416-663-2733 Ext. 290 | www.janefinchcentre.org

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