At a meeting on Wednesday, she saw someone get the call that a relative had been injured.
“More and more youth are becoming fearful of living in this community,” Frederick said.
They try to engage children as young as six at Frontlines, with youth programming ranging from homework help to fitness and cooking classes. About 460 young people come through their doors a year.
Frederick says there needs to be more effort from all levels of government and more funding so places like Frontlines can be open later and offer more to young people.
She also says there’s a lack of spaces for young people in the community.