ABOUT US

Located at 1844 Weston Road, Frontlines is where Weston youth thrive spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically. Learn more about us below.

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OUR MISSION

Frontlines addresses the pressing needs of children and youth of Weston and surrounding communities.
We provide programs that address the whole child.

youth empowerment

Through homework clubs, culinary programs, catering services and much more, we’re giving Weston youth the skills to succeed.

RESPONSIVENESS

We are always there for Weston youth. From municipal to local, we find new opportunities using grassroots techniques.

serving the whole child

Frontlines meets the needs of every child so they can thrive spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically.

grace and mercy

We are dedicated to change, forgiveness, and justice. Our hearts are always open and our ears are always listening.

Frontlines Timeline:
35+ Years in the

community

In 1986, Frontlines opened its doors at Weston and Wilby.

From 1985 until 2000 Frontlines was staffed and run by Youth for Christ. After which the Weston Baptist church took over running the church.

The church bought 1844 Weston Road and moved Frontlines there from its location at Weston and Wilby.

New charitable number was effective March of this year, separate from the church. This helped Frontlines grow by offering a variety of programs to hundreds of children and youth from Weston and surrounding neighborhoods.

1986

1991

2011

1985

1987

2008

2019

Frontlines opened its doors to children and youth in Weston, offering them a safe place to hang out away from the streets. The program began as a drop-in centre that focused primarily on music. Since then, Frontlines has grown by offering a variety of programs to hundreds of children and youth from Weston and surrounding neighborhoods.

Frontlines holds its very first annual general meeting for the director, founders, partners, and donors.

The first Director and Founder of the original community centre was Tim Huff. He saw a need and approached the Weston Park Baptist Church and Youth For Christ (Youth Unlimited Toronto) to partner in establishing the drop-in centre.

It’s official! Weston Frontlines Center was incorporated in June.

Frontlines is shared with the Weston Area Emergency Support (WAES) food bank which provides assistance for many of the families that participate in our programs. The property is owned by the Weston Park Baptist Church. We now have a satellite location at 1765 Weston Road.

1985

Frontlines opened its doors to children and youth in Weston, offering them a safe place to hang out away from the streets. The program began as a drop-in centre that focused primarily on music. Since then, Frontlines has grown by offering a variety of programs to hundreds of children and youth from Weston and surrounding neighborhoods.

1986

In 1986, Frontlines opened its doors at Weston and Wilby.

From 1985 until 2000 Frontlines was staffed and run by Youth for Christ. After which the Weston Baptist church took over running the church.

1987

Frontlines holds its very first annual general meeting for the director, founders, partners, and donors.

The first Director and Founder of the original community centre was Tim Huff. He saw a need and approached the Weston Park Baptist Church and Youth For Christ (Youth Unlimited Toronto) to partner in establishing the drop-in centre.

1991

The church bought 1844 Weston Road and moved Frontlines there from its location at Weston and Wilby.

2008

It’s official! Weston Frontlines Center was incorporated in June.

2011

New charitable number was effective March of this year, separate from the church. This helped Frontlines grow by offering a variety of programs to hundreds of children and youth from Weston and surrounding neighborhoods.

2019

Frontlines is shared with the Weston Area Emergency Support (WAES) food bank which provides assistance for many of the families that participate in our programs. The property is owned by the Weston Park Baptist Church. We now have a satellite location at 1765 Weston Road.

1800 WESTON ROAD:

our space

Frontlines is shared with the Weston Area Emergency Support (WAES) food bank which provides assistance for many of the families that participate in our programs. The property is owned by the Weston Park Baptist Church. We now have a satellite location at 1765 Weston Road.

Some things don’t change. Frontlines continues to be known in the community as a haven for children and youth, and a place that welcomes everyone.

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our vision

Our community is a place of peace and wholeness, where children and youth experience safety and true value.
We achieve our vision through our programs, events and other initiatives.

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OUR 2020-2021

supporters

Frontlines Weston youth programs and community engagement would not be possible without the
generous support of our donors. So, thank you to the many individuals, organizations, foundations,
elected officials and businesses that make our work possible.