Recent updates


Average Weekly Food Program Highlights during COVID-19

Children and Youth Programs

Children and Youth Programs are geared towards children, youth, and families.

Community Service Programs

Community Service Programs are geared towards adults and families.

Volunteer Program

To volunteer is to give back to the community and Syme Woolner has thrived on services rendered by our volunteers.


In the coming days and months due to Omicron variant and the impact it is having on the health of our staff there could be unplanned service disruptions. We will strive to meet the basic services we have promised our community.  We ask for your patience during these trying times.  We will do our best to respond to your phone calls and emails within 24 hours.  If you are experiencing an emergency please call 211.


Syme Woolner Neighbourhood & Family Centre (SWNFC) was founded in 1996 through the amalgamation of Syme Family Centre and Jane/Woolner Neighbourhood Association. SWNFC builds on their legacy of providing high quality programming that engages community members from childhood through adolescence to adulthood.
Fresh Meals Distributed
Families Served (Food Bank)

Syme Woolner Neighbourhood and Family Centre (SWNFC) is a not-for-profit charitable organization providing direct services and programs to the residents of the York/Weston area of Toronto. SWNFC works towards a healthy, supportive and inclusive community. At Syme Woolner, our small but mighty team is shifting our resources during the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) towards essential services.  We will continue to provide the following services: 

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