John F. Kennedy Center, Inc.
The John F. Kennedy Center seeks to improve the conditions of work, play, study, health, and living among the lower income residents of northeast Erie City. Our agency is responsive to the ever-changing needs of the community, with financial and program accountability, all the while maintaining a high level of integrity within our organization and among those we serve.
Programs and Services
JFK's after-school/summer youth program provides a safe place for lower income neighborhood youth ages 5-18 to go during their out-of-school time to help them (1) keep away from street violence; (2) avoid unhealthy and risky behaviors; and (3) stay in school successfully.
JFK's active adult program provides to variety of community-based support services to help seniors age 60+ to (1) continue to live independently in their own home, (2) remain active in their community, and (3) avoid premature or unnecessary institutionalization.