The community center is a nonprofit organization. Our funding comes from grants, government programs, and community members; through monetary gifts, volunteer hours, and items needed for operation. Visit our How Can I help page for ways to support our programs.
The childcare program can receive payments from the Oswego County DSS Childcare Assistance Program and grants provided by OCFS.
The Center is overseen by a Board of Directors:
President- Stephanie Andrews, BS in Early Childhood Education
Vice-President- Nicole Mundt
Treasurer- Elizabeth Atwood, Studying BS in Business and Accounting
Mental Health Coordinator- Claudio Lugo, PhD. Clinical Psychology
Community Outreach Manager-
Childcare Director- Carrie Lehtonen
Overview of our Programs
The center will be divided into 3 Main Programs; Childcare, Mental Health, and Community Outreach. Each program will be over seen by a board member, and will have its own paid and/or volunteer staff. To view more information about each program click the program name to go to their page.
Childcare- Our childcare will offer full day care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, and a homeschool type program for all school age children and teens. This will include 2 meals & 2 snacks to each child (formula and baby food for infants), and diapers/pull-ups and wipes.
Mental Health- Individual, family, and group counseling, substance abuse assistance meetings (AA, NA, OA ), domestic violence recovery & support services.
Community Outreach- Food bank & Clothing "Store", community workshops including employment support (job search, mock interviews, and clothing for interviews) and education and training classes.