Allentown School District Family Centers

Allentown School District

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United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceFamily Centers, located at Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools, coordinate and facilitate a variety of support services for Allentown School District families.

Family Centers seek to ensure the healthy growth and development of children by coordinating a wide variety of support services for families in the communities in which they live.

These services include:
- Parent Support and Child Development Education
- Pediatric Health Services
- Healthy After-School and Summer Activities
- Family Preservation Services
- Education and Employment-Related Services

Family Development Specialist certified in parent education home visits meet groups of parent sand provide assessments and support to parents for their children from pregnancy through kindergarten. They facilitate access to needed services and coordinate case management services.

Health centers are also located in the elementary schools served by the Family Centers.

Collaborative partners representing health, communities of faith, education, business, government and community based organizations join in efforts to improve the lives of children and their families.

Central Family Center
Central Elementary School
829 Turner St, Allentown, PA 18102
Food bank: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 4:00-5:30pm
Clothing Closet: Tuesdays, 9:00pm-9:30am and Thursdays 1:45pm to 2:15pm
Call for summer hours

Jefferson Family Center
Jefferson Elementary School
750 St. John Street, Allentown, PA 18103
Food Bank and Clothing Closet: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Call for summer hours

Mosser Village Family Center
614 South Carlisle Street, Allentown, PA 18109
610-820-9927 or 610-820-5504
Call for information
Geographical AreaLehigh; Allentown School District
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet, some services require enrollment
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAllentown School District students and families. Varies by services.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesMost services are provided free of charge
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 484-765-4429
Physical Site Address 1 31 South Penn Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Allentown, PA 18105
Main Phone 484-765-4429
Other Phone 484-765-4000 School District
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Allentown School District
Affiliated Program: Allentown School District
This Service: Allentown School District Family Centers
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Extended Child Care (PH-1250.1800)
Family Support Centers/Outreach (PH-2360.2400)
Food Donation Programs (TI-1800.2000)
Food Pantries (BD-1800.2000)
General Clothing Donation Programs (TI-1800.1500-250)
School Clothing (BM-6500.1500-800)
School Readiness Programs (HD-1800.8000)