A good place to be
As part of Canada’s largest child and youth-serving agency, BGC Niagara is a charitable, community-supported organization dedicated to helping children and youth reach their full potential.
With over 700 community locations throughout Canada, the BGC provides innovative and effective programs to assist in the healthy educational, social, and physical development of Canadian children and youth. For over 100 years, professionally trained staff and dedicated community volunteers have helped hundreds of thousands of children and youth thrive in safe and supportive environments across the country.
Since 1960, the BGC Niagara has provided a broad spectrum of services for children and youth 0 – 24 years of age, including food, shelter, transportation, childcare, aquatics, recreation, physical activity, leadership, and life skill programs.
Today, the BGC Niagara serves over 7,000 vulnerable children and youth in 14 locations across 8 municipalities in the Niagara Region. As a leading provider of quality programs for children and youth, the BGC Niagara offers transformative experiences that are accessible, reliable, and open to all, with a focus on providing safe places where kids can develop confidence, gain skills, and experience success.