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Mantua Family Center


Margaret Ekwan, Director
Morton McMichael Elementary School
36th Street & Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 662-9520 or 9535
(215) 662-0336 (Fax)

Rose Shambourger, Principal
(215) 823-8205
cwatkins@cbps.org
mantua@cbps.org

    • After School Program
        Serves: 4th , 5th and 6th grade McMichael School students
        Max. Served: 60
        Hours: M-F 3:00-6:00, September 1 to June 2
        Location: Room 114, Mantua Family Center
        Activities: Academic assistance, enrichment, physical activity, games, arts and crafts, computer instruction

    • Summer Program: Rites of Passage Youth Program
        Serves: Ages 10-13
        Max. Served: 60
        Hours: M-F, 9:30-2:00, July
        Activities: Cultural awareness, arts and crafts, community service

    • Positive Child and Youth Development Program
        Serves: Ages 10-13
        Max. Served: 60
        Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 3:00-5:00 and one Saturday per month, October 1-June 2
        Activities: Cultural awareness, arts and crafts, community service

    • Information, Referral and Linkage
        Serves: Families in 19104 and University City Cluster
        Max. Served: 75
        Services: Assessment, referral and follow-up

    • Case Management
        Serves: Individuals and families in 19104 and University City Cluster
        Max. Served: 75 (25 active cases per social worker)

    • Parent Education
        Serves: Parents with Children 5 and under
        Max. Served: 50 families
        Services: Child Abuse Prevention (Wednesday 5-7)
        Head Start Parent Training(October-June)
        Parenting education and support, life skills, stress management, home safety, cultural and recreational activities for families, parent/child activities, fatherhood programs.

    • Site Specific Programs: West Philadelphia Fatherhood Program
        Serves: Fathers, custodial and non-custodial caregivers and children.
        Max. Served: 40 (25 fathers, 15 caregivers)
        Hours: Two workshops per month
        Services: Parenting education, rights and responsibilities of fatherhood, caregiver groups, cultural and recreational activities

    • Site Specific Programs: Senior Support
        Serves: Adults 45 and older
        Max. Served: 20
        Hours: One session per month, September –June
        Services: Cultural awareness, enrichment, senior support. Food provided.


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