“[My teacher] taught us how to make really cool snowflakes with lots of designs.”G., 3rd Grade OST Participant

CORA (Counseling or Referral Assistance) Services is a social services organization that has served the Philadelphia community since its inception in 1971. CORA Services lives by the mantra: “Children are the Heart of the Matter,” and their OST offerings are a notable way that CORA is able to have a positive impact on the Philadelphia community, in particular the younger generation.

Currently, CORA Services operates OST programs at George Washington High School, Northwood Academy Charter School, Robert Pollock Elementary, Thurgood Marshall Elementary, and William Loesche Elementary. Children and youth benefit from innovative, fun, and educational programming that provides them with enrichment and meaningful experiences that continually move them forward in life.

To learn more about CORA and the services they provide please click here.

Here at CORA, we believe the children are the future and our job is to provide a consistent atmosphere of understanding and acceptance which is supportive of positive growth for our children and their families.
-Kyle Rouse, AfterSchool Services Supervisor, CORA Services, Inc.