Children and families at the Gill Family Resource Center need Winter coats of all child and adult sizes. Please help us ensure our children and families can be safe and warm this Winter with a donation of clean, gently used or new Winter coats. To arrange a donation drop-off, please contact Laura atLLysaght@coa-yfc.org or call [...]
“We began looking at the needs not just of the children in our after-school program, but the needs of the neighborhood, because that’s the environment that wraps around the children who are coming into our center and the school,” Schneider said. Read more at Shepherd Express.
COA's Youth Development programs have been selected for participation in the one-year Beyond the Bell Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI) pilot this fall. This city-wide initiative to improve the quality of out-of-school time programs for youth ages 13-18 aims to enhance the capacity of youth-serving organizations to measure, assess, and improve program delivery through shared standards [...]