What We Do:
Founded in 1999, Sunrise is a community based afterschool program and family resource provider serving families across the district of Philadelphia.
Free and accessible afterschool and summer programs for families across Philadelphia!
Opportunities for career development, exposure and direct work experience
Hands-on enrichment activities and classes led by experienced childcare professionals
Direct mentorship experiences
Sunrise offers high quality afterschool and summer programs for youth K-12 providing a structured environment designed to support academic and social development.
Sunrise is a voice for the promotion and support of out-of-school time for youth across the state of Pennsylvania. We work with city and state agencies to ensure that critical OST support services remain accessible and continue to receive the funding they need.
Sunrise is a community organization. Since our founding, we have worked in partnership with organizations across Philadelphia to ensure that our communities are receiving the highest quality of support and resources possible!
The mission of Sunrise of Philadelphia is to support youth who face adversity in discovering their strengths, experiencing success and preparing for their futures.
Engaging Youth Through Research Driven Curriculum
At Sunrise, we work to build and maintain a family-like afterschool atmosphere designed to support each youth as an individual.
Our program model focuses on providing an engaging hands-on environment consisting of:
Structured activity blocks
Informal play periods and recreation time
Opportunities for athletics including sports clubs
Arts and crafts
STEM and digital literacy
A progression of educational enrichment activities.
Program curriculum focuses primarily on academic development while providing meaningful opportunities for social emotional learning, mentorship, and structured peer-to-peer interaction.
Who We Serve:
Our programs provide support for working families across Philadelphia. Sunrise of Philadelphia works to meet the needs of some of the most diverse populations across the city through quality afterschool programming.
Uniting Schools, Families and Communities
As an embedded service provider within several Philadelphia public schools, Sunrise works closely with administrators and other on-site partners to plan, coordinate, and execute meaningful support for youth.
We also work closely with numerous community partners, and resource groups to provide supportive opportunities built to encourage young people to stay on track to high school graduation and connect to post-secondary education and training!
Sunrise of Philadelphia, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization – contributions to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. The official registration and financial information of Sunrise of Philadelphia, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
Sunrise of Philadelphia, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider.