Allentown School District
Allentown School District Family Centers

Family Centers, located at Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools, coordinate and facilitate a variety of support services for Allentown School District families.

Family Centers seek to ensure the healthy growth and development of children by coordinating a wide variety of support services for families in the communities in which they live.

These services include:
* Parent Support and Child Development Education
* Pediatric Health Services
* Healthy After-School and Summer Activities
* Family Preservation Services
* Education and Employment-Related Services

Family Development Specialist certified in parent education home visits meet groups of parent sand provide assessments and support to parents for their children from pregnancy through kindergarten. They facilitate access to needed services and coordinate case management services.
Health centers are also located in the elementary schools served by the Family Centers.

Collaborative partners representing health, communities of faith, education, business, government and community based organizations join in efforts to improve the lives of children and their families.

Jefferson Family Center
Jefferson Elementary School
750 St. John Street, Allentown, PA 18103
Food Bank and Clothing Closet: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Call for summer hours
31 South Penn Street
Allentown, PA 18105
Eligibility: Allentown School District students and families. Varies by services.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (484) 765-4000 Main
  • (610) 820-9927 Mosser Village
  • (484) 765-4429 Central and Jefferson
Intake Procedure: Telephone, internet, some services require enrollment
Fee Amounts: Most services are provided free of charge
Geographical Area: Lehigh; Allentown School District
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
  • Extended Child Care
  • Family Support Centers/Outreach
  • Food Donation Programs
  • Food Pantries
  • General Clothing Donation Programs
  • School Clothing
  • School Readiness Programs
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Allentown School District
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