Last year, we provided 200 of our neediest families with a Thanksgiving basket. This year, that need rose to 300 families. (more…)
A Message from our President and CEO
As we step into November, we step out of October, which was National Bullying Prevention Month. While the core of Northern’s mission is grounded in principles of kindness, compassion, healing, and respect for differences, staff in our programs work to implement specific anti-bullying tactics all year round. (more…)
On Friday, October 30th, we held our 3rd annual Chester Fall Fest! (more…)
An Incredible Opportunity from Philadelphia Eagles and the United Way. THANK YOU!
On Tuesday, October 20th, the Philadelphia Eagles and United Way stopped by Northern Children’s Services campus in Roxborough for their 17th Annual Hometown Huddle Day of Service. During this community event, Northern Children’s Services was honored with a $20,000 Hometown Huddle grant and $5,000 NFL Play Grant. (more…)
A Message from Our CEO
Dustin, a gifted former colleague I worked closely with before coming to Northern trains youth organizers across the country to develop their critical thinking skills to affect change in structural conditions within their own communities, while also developing their own skills (many of these young people live in high-poverty and are engaged in the foster care and/or juvenile justice systems). (more…)