Our Services

1.   We provide:

Quality early childhood education and care

Staff dedicated to continuing education and learning

Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards Curriculum

Safe outdoor play areas

Arts & Crafts, Creative Movement, Music, and Dramatic Arts Activities

Field Trips

Participation in the Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) funded by the USDA & 

administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

The U. S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and

applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender

identity, religion,reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental

status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public

assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or

activity conducted or funded by the USDA.


2.   Before and After School Program

Homework Help

Afterschool Program with Drop off to and Pick up from area schools

Our Van Pelt Street site picks up from the following schools:

Acelero Learning Head Start, Alliance for Progress Charter, Duckery, Wm. Dick &

Kelley Elementary Schools, Frederick Douglass Young Scholars Charter, Mastery Charter, 

Pratt Early Childhood CenterSt. Martin de Porres.


Our Chestnut Street site picks up from the following schools:

Barry Elementary, Bryant Elementary, James Rhoads, Harmabee Charter,

Laboratory Charter, Lutheran Tabernacle Head Start, Mastery Charter, Our Mother

of Sorrows, Samuel Huey, St. Francis Cabrini, St. Rose of Lima, Universal

Daroff Charter, WPACES


3.   Outdoor Play

Each of our Centers has a safe outdoor playground available to all children at the Center.



4.   Summer Program

We offer a full-day summer camp for our school age children. Examples of this year’s

program include: the African American Museum of Philadelphia, Jamz Skating, Clementon

Park, Free Library of Philadelphia, Fairmount Park, Franklin Institute, and numerous other

trips. Please call the center in May before the start of summer for an extensive list of summer

camp trips and events.



4. Tours:

Tours are scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 AM. If you are interested in a

tour, please call 215-235-6010 for our North Philadelphia site, and 215-474-4500 for our

West Philadelphia site. Management is flexible in scheduling tours at times convenient for




We're Here for You!

North Philadelphia location:

2118 N. Van Pelt Street

Philadelphia, PA 19121


Phone: 215-235-6010


Or use our contact form.

Van Pelt Street Hours:

Monday - Friday

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

West Philadelphia location:

5949 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19139


Phone: 215 474-4500


Or use our contact form.

Chestnut Street Hours:

Monday - Friday

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

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