St. Francis Children’s Center Has “Sister School” in Taiwan

St. Francis Children’s Center Has “Sister School” in Taiwan

Charity Yang, Director of the St. Theresa Opportunity Center in Taiwan, recently visited with our students and staff. She spent the morning participating in our programs, and then shared beautiful gifts that she had brought from overseas. It had been two decades since...

When it Stings the Nose and Bites the Toes: Stay Inside and Play!

When it Stings the Nose and Bites the Toes: Stay Inside and Play!

As the leaves have fallen and the weather turns into chilly winds and snow, many outdoor activities for our children are curtailed. The great energy release of the outdoors is much more limited, and it becomes important to have indoor activities for the whole family...

Sibshops:  Celebrating Siblings of Children with Special Needs!

Sibshops: Celebrating Siblings of Children with Special Needs!

The typically developing brothers and sisters of children with special needs are a special group too. Though they are unique individuals, they often share a set of concerns and challenges that come with their role. A significant fact sometimes overlooked is that these...

The Importance of Gratitude

Remember way back when you brought your newborn home from the hospital? You were in complete awe with his or her tiny ears, fingers and mouth! You jumped at every new movement your baby made and celebrated it with pictures, and for some of you, probably even posted it...

Join us for our first ever Creative Expressions Art Gallery

Join us for our first ever Creative Expressions Art Gallery

St. Francis Children's Center proudly presents "Creative Expressions," an art gallery showcasing the artistic talents of everyone who is a part of the SFCC family. The gallery event will take place on Saturday, November 4 from 1:30-3 pm here at St. Francis Children's...

Welcome to Our New Website

Are you noticing anything different about us? St. Francis Children’s Center has a new look! Every day, we hear parents and children remark about the life-changing programs at St. Francis Children’s Center….words like empowering, accepting, supportive and nurturing are...

Lillian’s Story

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

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,...