10th Annual PEAK Pottstown Celebrates Young Children/YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Date of Event: 4/16/2016
Time of Event: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Description: Join us on Saturday, April 16 from 1-3 pm on the grounds of Pottstown High School for this free event! PEAK, Pottstown’s school readiness initiative is partnering with Pottstown YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. Fun family activities and resources from more than 40 community organizations are being planned along with music from D.J. Steve, moon bounce, celebrated mascots, and Pipper the Clown to name a few. The YMCA will be providing fitness activities and more. We thank Pottstown Memorial Medical Center http://www.PottstownMemorial.com for once again being the main sponsor for April’s PEAK Month of the Young Child events. For more information contact Jane Bennett – jbennett@pottstownsd.org or 610-256-6370, http://www.peakonline.org.
Location: Pottstown High School
750 N. Washington St
Pottstown, PA 19464

Grace Early Learning Center Accepting Applications


Grace Early Learning Center

660 North Charlotte Street

Pottstown, PA  19464

Phone:  610-323-9435


Are you looking for full or part-time care for your children ages 2-5?  After 45 years as a 1/2 day high quality preschool program, we are licensed to do full-time care for children ages 2-5 years of age Monday-Friday from 6:30AM – 6:00PM.

Grace Early Leaning Center is currently accepting full-time and part-time enrollment for children ages 2, 3 and 4, Monday-Friday from 6:30AM – 6:00PM.

Call us to set up a tour, and see why students at Grace Early Learning Center are “Learning With Love”.

We are also offering preschool half day enrollment for September 2014, beginning February 1st.

  • 2′s – M/W/F or T/Th from 9:00AM – 11:15AM
  • 3′s – M/W/F or T/Th from 9:00AM – 11:30AM
  • 4′s – M/W/F or Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 12:00PM (NOON)

Mention this ad to receive $15 off registration fee!

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Family Services of Montgomery County Job Announcement

Family Development Specialist
Full-time – Minimum bachelor’s degree in social work, early childhood education, or related field. Provide education to families of infants/preschoolers.  Knowledge of child development patterns, parent education, family systems, and local community resources necessary.  Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation necessary.  Bilingual a plus.

This position is based in Family Services’ Pottstown Office.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Jenn Brown at jbrown@fsmontco.org by 6/30/13.

Job Announcements

Pottstown Family Center/Family Services of Montgomery County

Position: Family Involvement Specialist.  Part Time: 12 hours per week @ $10.00 per hour.

Minimum Associate’s Degree in social work, early childhood education, human development/related field OR high school diploma with at least two years of related work experience preferred. Minimum two years working with parents and young children. Valid PA driver’s license and insurance; Child Abuse clearance, PA & FBI criminal background checks. Responsibilities: Assess general welfare needs of families and assist families in goal formulation and completion; collaboration with families and professionals in community agencies and schools; recruitment of families for open programs; provide initial support and follow-up with families; assist with parent group meetings. Qualifications: Knowledge of child development patterns, parent education, family systems and community resources; Bilingual a plus

Contact: Jessica McCartin (610.326.1610), fax resume (610.326.3104) or via email   jmccartin@fsmontco.org by 5/2/12


Family Services’ Project HOPE is seeking a full time medical case manager to work with clients infected with HIV/AIDS throughout Montgomery County, PA.  The medical case management position will entail linking clients infected with HIV/AIDS to infectious disease doctors and monitoring their progress through treatment adherence and quality of care.  This position will be located in Family Services’ Eagleville Office.  We are looking for a bachelor’s level staff person with experience in case management and working with persons who have a chronic disease.  Fluency in Spanish is a plus but, not necessary to apply for the position.  Candidate must have a car and current car insurance.  All interested candidates should send their resume to Daiquiri Robinson, program director, at DRobinson@fsmontco.org.

Friendship House Parent-Child Home Visiting Program

The Parent-Child Home Visiting Program of Friendship House resumes in October 2011, providing twice-weekly visits to at-risk families in the greater Pottstown area to enhance early literacy and school readiness skills in children.   The program is at no cost to families, and children will be provided with new books and toys.  If you know of a family with a child who will be between 16 months and 35 months by September 1st who may benefit from this service, please contact Stacy Dori at 610-327-2200 or sdori@friendshiphousepa.org

Seeking Part-Time Home Visitors

Friendship House’s Parent-Child Home Program is seeking part-time Home Visitors to provide in-home school-readiness services for at-risk families in the greater Pottstown area.  The positions run from October through May each year with additional hours required in September. High School Diploma and experience working with toddler-aged children and caregivers required; college education and bilingual in Spanish preferred.  Flexible scheduling, current background clearances, valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required.  Email resume’ to sdori@friendshiphousepa.org ;  fax to 610-327-2200; or mail to Friendship House, 2087 E. High St., Suite B, Pottstown PA 19464.


Pottstown’s PEAK Program Featured In Philadelphia Inquirer Article

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The Philadelphia Inquirer, the nation’s eleventh largest newspaper, did a great article about Pottstown School District‘s PEAK program.

To read something very positive about our community and school district, click here: http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20110627_Pottstown_program_aims_for_peak_performance_in_kindergarten.html