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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.

History

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.

Average Weekly Food Program Highlights during COVID-19

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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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Acknowledgement of Support

“ Syme Woolner Neighbourhood and Family Centre is deeply grateful for the continued support we are receiving from the City of Toronto, the United Way Greater Toronto, MP Hon. Ahmed Hussen ( representing York South-Weston riding), Councillor Frances Nunziata,  North York Harvest Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Daily Bread Food Bank, FreshCo Eglinton & Gabian, Toronto Neighbourhood Centres, Toronto Drop In Network, MAZON Canada and the tremendous generosity of Global Medic and the Good Neighbour Project.  We continue to be grateful for the numerous donations that have come to our door from individuals and charitable organizations.

The depth of care we have witnessed and our ability to continue serving our community is a deep community effort and we thank you.”

Sincerely,

Sharmini Fernando

Executive Director

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2468 Eglinton Avenue. West, Unit 3,
Toronto, Ontario M6M 5E2

Welcome to Syme Woolner Neighbourhood and Family Centre

The 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: 

  • Takeaway meals (7 days a week): Breakfast and Lunch served from 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Foodbank Food Hampers will be provided on Fridays & Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm
  • Harm-reduction supply kits will be distributed from Monday to Thursdays 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Housing Support Services via phone daily from 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Early On Program morning circle is held online daily. For more information please email Celena at frcfacilitator@symewoolner.org

Syme Woolner Neighbourhood and Family Centre continues to work with our community and City networks to prevent escalation of COVID-19 spread.  Providing access to clear and transparent information (Call us on 416-766-4634, 10:00am-2:00pm)

Please Note: the following Syme Woolner Neighbourhood and Family Centre services are suspended until further notice.

  • Jane’s drop-in
  • All evening programs
  • Youth drop-in Program
  • School-age program

Announcements

What you can do as a responsible community member 

Practice physical distancing by 6 feet, and stay at home.

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your face
  • If you think you have COVID-19, Stay home and Call 1-866-797-0000 immediately
  • Check our website frequently for updates, and visit our COVID-19 page
  • Questions: Call our general line 416-766-4634 or email us at swooler@symewoolner.org 

If you would like to support our work, monetary donations are the most efficient way.  They help us purchase the exact items we need on short notice, especially personal protective equipment we use for our staff.  You can make a donation through our website’s donation page.