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Eastwick Family Center

Alphonzo Jasper, Site Director
G.W. Pepper Middle School
2901 S. 84th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19153
(215) 492-2317
(215) 492-2320 (Fax)

Michael Smith, Principal
(215) 492-6457
(215) 492-1844 (Fax)

  • After School Program
      Serves: Ages 10-14 (open enrollment to community)
      Max. Served: 35
      Hours: M-TH 3:00-6:00, F 3:00-4:30 October-June
      Activities: Tutoring, service learning, cultural arts, recreation, sports. Snacks provided.
  • Summer Program: Freedom School
      Serves: 3-5 grade students from Bartram Cluster
      Max. Served: 100
      Location: G. W. Pepper Middle School
      Hours: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 25-August 3
      Activities: A reading curriculum for children that reflects their own images and engages them in games and activities that promote critical and analytical thinking and conflict resolution skills. Field trips, weekly parent workshops, community service program. Lunch provided.
  • Summer Program: EFC Sports Camp
      Serves: Ages 10-14 from the Southwest community.
      Max. Served: 50
      Hours: M-F 8:30 – 3:00, July 2- August 10
      Activities: Sports related activity. Lunch provided.
  • Positive Child and Youth Development: Rites of Passage
      Serves: Boys 8-10
      Max. Served: 15
      Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 3-5
      Activities: Activities designed to enrich awareness of self, family, community and the world. Snacks provided. Trips.
  • Positive Child and Youth Development: H.I.T Foundation
      Serves: Ages 6-12 from schools in 19142-19143-19153
      Max. Served: 25
      Hours: Weekly October-March 3:00-6:00
      Activities: Cultural enrichment
  • Positive Child and Youth Development: Intergenerational Workshops
      Serves: Eighth and twelfth graders at risk for crime and delinquency in the Southwest community
      Max. Served: 30 (20 eighth graders, 10 twelfth graders)
      Hours: Last Thursday in the Month from October 25 to May 30.
      Activities: Workshops in life skills development, anger management, conflict resolution techniques.
  • Information, Referrals and Linkages
      Serves: Community at large (129142-19143-19153)
      Services: Assessment, referral and follow-up
  • Case Management
      Serves: DHS referrals
      Max. Served: 25 per case manager
  • Parent Education
      Serves: Families with children ages 0-5
      Max. Served: 25 families
      Services: Skills training, child development education and parental support, home visitation, refreshments provided, transportation and child care available
  • Adult Education
      Serves: Adults from Welfare to Work programs and homeless men living in shelters.
      Max. Served: 20
      Services: Continuing education program to assist adults in increasing literacy and job readiness skills, and completing requirements for the GED.

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