Onward Willow Better Beginnings, Better Futures

About Us

Text Box: The three goals are to:
 Prevent emotional and behavioural problems in children.
 Promote the optimal emotional, behavioral, social, physical and cognitive development in children.
 Strengthen the ability of communities to respond effectively to the social and economic needs of children and their families.                                                                                    
Better Beginnings, Better Futures  is one of the most comprehensive prevention initiatives ever implemented for young children. It is also one of the most ambitious projects of its kind in disadvantaged communities in North America.
Onward Willow Better Beginnings, Better Futures operates from two locations. 
Onward Willow Family Gateway is located in the Shelldale Centre, home to several community organizations, and provides an integrated service model to the community.
Onward Willow Centre is located in a townhouse in the heart of the community and offers unique programs and supports.

Contact Us:

Family Gateway,

20 Shelldale Crescent,

Guelph, ON  N1H 1C8

Tel. 519-824-8498






Family Gateway,

20 Shelldale Crescent,

Guelph. ON  N1H 1C8


Onward Willow Centre,

15 Willow Road Unit K45,

Guelph, ON  N1H 1V7

Onward Willow Centre,

K45-15 Willow Road,

Guelph, On  N1H 1V7

Tel. 519-824-6892

Text Box: Onward Willow- Better Beginnings, Better Futures is a non-profit charitable organization providing supports to enrich the quality of life for the Willow Road area of Guelph.
In 1990, the Ontario government launched the Better Beginnings, Better Futures project to discover effective ways of supporting the healthy development of young children and strengthening family and community life in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.  Onward Willow Better Beginnings, Better Futures is one of 8 projects throughout Ontario.

This website is under construction. Please look for a new webpage over the coming months!!