We’re excited to share our featured article in Operation Warm’s newsletter highlighting our recent distribution of 85 pairs of new shoes to local children in need. Operation Warm, a national non-profit, aims to alleviate the financial strain on low-income families by “providing warmth, confidence, and […]
Please join us October 21st for our Carnival-themed fundraiser at the incredible American Helicopter Museum & Education Center right here in West Chester! Tickets are only $10 and kids under 12 years old are FREE! There will be a magician and cotton candy😁 We will […]
Brandywine Valley Magazine highlighted our Center’s 60th anniversary in 2022, and highlights our own Betsy Billie’s thoughts on what sets us apart. Check out the article here: Brandywine Valley magazine April 2023
We received letters from Senator Carolyn T. Comitta and Senator Robert P. Casey Jr, as well as a Citation of Celebration and Congratulations from the office of Mayor Lillian L. DeBaptiste in honor of our 60th anniversary as West Chester Area Daycare Center. Proclamation for […]
This article from the Philadelphia Inquirer highlights our own Betsy Billie’s work as she shows kindergarteners how to be kind through example and action. Article below in two links: Pg 1: Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb 1998 Pg 2: Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb 1998
Operation Warm is a national non-profit that gives away shoes and coats to relieve the financial burden that families experience when buying proper-fitting, season-appropriate shoes for their children. This program often helps many of the children the Center serves. Here is an article explaining a […]
This rock from 1969 symbolizes when The West Chester Area Day Care Center moved to its current location at 501 East Nields St.
This is a letter from our original president, Ralph R. Matlack Jr., dated 1965. When it was written, we were called The Day Care Association, which as the letter states, was “the community service for children of working mothers who are bereft of a husband’s […]