Lillian’s Story

Lillian was close to turning two years old when her parents enrolled her in St. Francis Children’s Center’s (SFCC) Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program. The program provides care and education to children as early as four weeks old up to five years old. Lillian...

Cody’s Story – Riding off into the Sunset

Meet Cody, a very active young boy who relishes in playtime and can often be found in St. Francis Children’s Center’s Family Activity Center each week playing with toys or sliding down our slide. A few days after his birth, Cody was diagnosed with Down syndrome,...

From Silent to Scout: Ben’s Story

Ben Gapinski eats cucumbers…but only at his friend’s house. He’s been in Cub Scouts since first grade, and someday, he wants to become an Eagle Scout. In a lot of ways, Ben sounds like your typical 10-year-old. But his mother, Nancy, admits the road has not been easy...