Early Childhood, Housing Assistance, Education, Advocacy, Economic Development
Friends Center for Children is an early childhood education program that provides a progressive, child-centered learning environment for children from 3 months to 5 years old. Friends Center is a non-sectarian organization with a values-based curriculum guided and enhance by its foundation in the Quaker principles of community, equality, peace, simplicity, truth and stewardship. With sliding-scale tuition and cooperative parent participation, Friends Center facilitates parents and teachers working together to create a diverse and supportive community.
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