ABOUT 

THE CENTER

THE CENTER

A Drop In Community Resource Center 

As the first non-profit to provide after school programming in our school district, "The Center" continues to embrace an unlimited possibilities mentality for all of our kids. The Center is governed by our Board of Directors, and is funded by the United Way, local grants and private donations. 

 

Preschool Programs

Youth After School Care & Enrichment Programs

Teen After School and Summer Life & Career Skills Programs

Parent/Caregiver Meetings

Referrals: Human & Social Services

Food Vouchers

Good Clothing Closet

WE GOT VISION

See What We See.

  • All children have the capacity to learn and the right to experience enriching learning opportunities.

  • The journey of growth and learning can be enjoyable and exciting.

  • Family engagement is important for positive growth and development.

  • All families have the right to participate in their children’s learning process.

  • Respecting diversity is central to building a strong community.

  • Success does not look the same for everyone, but everyone can achieve success individually.

  • We and our community are one.

  • With the right support, positive change is possible.

 

Established in 1970 as an informal meeting place for inner-city youth and their families in search of meaningful learning experiences after school and during school vacations. 

STAFF OF LIFE

Reona Dyess
Linda Dantzler
Carrissa French

Executive Director

Office Manager

Head Teacher

Azrag Amna
Juana Quintero
Ramon Morales

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Quincy Heath
Roland Dunham II
Lillian Sapia

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

 

The Drop in Community Resource Center is available to all who qualify, without racial, religous or financial discrimination. If you require financial assistance or more information in another language, please contact us directly at: (860) 442.4466

If you require information in another language, please contact us directly.

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Address

76 Federal Street
New London, Connecticut 06320