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South Philadelphia Center

Caring People Alliance is continuing to serve families in South Philadelphia at our new service location at 2433 South 15th Street (NE Corner of 15th and Porter Streets). The new location offers our full range of Boys & Girls Clubs activities for school age-youth and our Marconi Older Adult Program for people aged 55 years and older.

Boys & Girls Clubs

The South Philadelphia charter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) provides after-school and full-day summer programming for school-aged children, ages 6 to 17. Activities include tutoring; "Power Hour" homework help; "Project Learn" high-yield learning activities; arts and cultural activities such as drawing, painting, music and dance; athletic and recreational activities, volleyball and kickball; computer activities including computer use, Microsoft programs, internet safety, digital arts and music editing; life skills including the Boys & Girls Clubs of America SMART Moves® program; and special programming developed around holiday themes, current events and youth performances.

Activities are supplemented with occasional educational and recreational trips throughout the region. All youth receive a healthy after-school snack during the school year and a healthy breakfast, snack and lunch during the full-day summer programming.

Contact: Rebecca Sapolsky, Site Director (215) 218-0800 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Marconi Older Adult Program

Marconi provides a wide range of activities for older adults 55+ including recreation, athletics, meals, trips and a variety of social services. The Marconi Older Adult Program focuses on providing a warm and inviting atmosphere for making friends and participating in activities that help older adults maintain their independence. Services and amenities include: computer classes; exercise room with tread mills, stair climbers, and resistance machines; social activities; educational activities; lunch served daily. Program hours M-F 8:00AM – 3:00PM; with extended hours for the exercise room. Contact: Shawna Lisa, Marconi Program Director (215) 218-0800 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it