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The mission of The Center Foundation is to empower women in transition, teen parents, and at-risk teen girls through mentoring, education, and support.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving individuals and families primarily in Delaware County, PA, as well as surrounding counties in the region.

Established in 1994, The Center Foundation conducted a survey of local women who named mentoring (or lack thereof) as the most significant determinant to achievement of economic independence. To this end, we offer the following three community-based mentorship programs: 

  • WomenCare® is our flagship mentorship program that was launched in 1997 for adult women in transition ages twenty and older.
  • YPSN (Young Parents Support Network) was established in 2001 for teen parents ages thirteen to nineteen.
  • TeenCare was launched in 2017 for teen girls ages ages thirteen to nineteen who are at risk of not graduating high school.

Our evidence-based mentorshp programs match mentees with trained, volunteer mentors for one year. Mentees, with the support of their mentors, set specific self-sufficiency goals to achieve in that year.

The mentors meet on a weekly basis with their mentees to provide advice, guidance, and friendship. Applying a holistic, biopsychosocial approach, staff also provides case management support, skills-based workshops, and aftercare to our mentees.

Over the last 25 years, The Center Foundation has helped local women and teens make significant strides towards self-sufficiency, including completing high school, enrolling in advanced education, obtaining affordable health insurance, finding new/better employment, and/or securing stable housing. 

Contact Us

The Center Foundation - Administrative Office
24 Veterans Square
Media, PA 19063

The Mentor Center - A Division of The Center Foundation

601 Clifton Avenue
Sharon Hill, PA 19079

Phone: 610-565-6171
Fax: 610-514-9849

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WomenCare Mentor
YPSN Mentor
TeenCare Mentor

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Apply to Get a Mentor

Apply to get a mentor and become a WomenCare Partner.

WomenCare Partner Application Form (PDF)

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Apply to get a mentor and become a YPSN or TeenCare Mentee.

Teen Program Mentee Application Form (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

WomenCare Mentee
YPSN Mentee
TeenCare Mentee

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