Facts

Facts

The Boys and Girls Club of Brantford is a leading youth-serving organization providing quality after school and out-of-school programs during critical periods of child development.

Our more than 48 years of service has been dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth and their families in the Brantford area and surround communities.  

Who We Serve - 2016/17 Program Season

  • 67 families are involved in our programs and services
  • 2,050 active children and youth participate in programs
  • 13% are 5 years and under
  • 39% of children served are between the ages of 6 and 9 years   
  • 30% of children engaged in programs are 10 to 12 years of age
  • 16% are 11+ years of age
  • 48% of our families are considered low-income or at the poverty level
  • 42% of our members come from single parent homes
  • 38% of Club Members' Membership Fees are subsided 100%
  • 72% of children/youth attending evening recreation programs are transported to/from the Club
  • 41,484 snacks are provided annually
  • 6,947 meals are provided annually
  • Over 23,000 rides on Club vehicles
  • 33 youth volunteered to support the delivery of programs and services
  • 6,000+ volunteer hours annually are donated to service delivery
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