Children’s Services at SPIN

SPIN’s high quality Early Intervention,  FREE Preschool programs at our two Early Childhood Campuses in Northeast Philadelphia. We design services so that any family can participate in our programs and receive the support they need to address their child and family needs. We also provide support to other child care providers and preschool programs to support the inclusion of children who have special education needs. 

Preschool Programs

Head Start Program

Head Start programs are offered for children ages three through five from low-income families. This program operates 41-weeks a year and closed in the summer. Ages: Children who turn three by September 1 to children who turn five after September 1 

Eligibility: MUST be a Philadelphia resident. Call for income guidelines. Criteria may vary. 

Please call 215-960-4365 or 215-960-7297 (Drummond Rd. Location) and 267-939-1685 (Orthodox locations)

Services: Five and ½ hour program including nutritious meals, outdoor activities, and developmentally appropriate learning experiences 

Locations: Frankford Campus, Northeast Campus (Drummond Road)

Pre-K Counts Preschool Program

PreK programs are offered for children in Philadelphia ages three through five for a 41-week program. There is income eligibility for the Pennsylvania PreK program and no income eligibility requirement for the PHLpreK program.

 

Ages: Children who turn three by September 1 to children who turn five after
September 1. 


Eligibility: MUST be a Philadelphia resident. Call for income guidelines.
Criteria may vary.  


Please call
215-960-4365 or 215-960-7297 (Drummond Rd. Location) and 267-939-1685 (Orthodox locations) 

Services: Six-hour program including nutritious meals, outdoor activities, and developmentally appropriate learning experiences 

Locations: Orthodox Campus, Drummond Campus  

PHLpreK

Ages: Children who turn three by September 1 to children who turn five after
September 1. 

Eligibility: MUST be a Philadelphia resident. No income guidelines. Criteria may vary.  

Please call 215-960-4365 or 215-960-7297 (Drummond Rd. Location) and 267-939-1685 (Orthodox locations) 

Services: Six-hour program including nutritious meals, outdoor activities, and developmentally appropriate learning experiences 

Locations: Orthodox Campus, Drummond Campus 

Before and After School Care

Ages: Children who turn three by September 1 to children who turn five after
September 1. 

Ages: Children who turn three by September 1 to children who turn five after September 1 

Eligibility: MUST be enrolled in a SPIN Preschool classroom. Fee will apply, ELRC 18 accepted 

Locations: Orthodox Campus, Drummond Campus  

Enroll Now: 215-960-4365 or 215-960-7297 (Drummond Rd.) 

267-939-1685 (Orthodox locations) 

Applications available on website and for pick up. 

 

Applications must be dropped off at the following locations:
10521 Drummond Rd. 19154
1642 Orthodox St. 19124 

Early Intervention

Infant & Toddler Home Based Services

Early Intervention Preschool programs are offered for children ages three through five with developmental delays or disability. These programs include autistic support classrooms and are provided year-round as they have a 6-week summer schedule. 

An independent team may evaluate your child to determine eligibility for early intervention services. If eligible, you may request SPIN as the service provider. 

SPIN Contact: Dawn Inman at 215-800-8054 

Ages: Birth – 3 

Eligibility: Child has an Individual Family Service Plan  

Services: Special Instruction, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy 

Location: Home or Community 

Preschool Special Education Community-based (ELWYN)

If you live in Philadelphia, have concerns about your child’s development over the age of three, contact ELWYN SEEDS at 215-222-8054. 

ELWYN will evaluate your child to determine eligibility for early intervention services. 

SPIN Contact: Dawn Inman at 215-800-8952 

Ages: 3 – 5+ 

Eligibility: Child has an Individual Education Program through ELWYN SEEDS Program 

Services: Special Instruction, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy 

Location: Community Sites 

SPIN Contact: Michele Dwyer at 215.617.5487

 

Ages: 3 – 5+

 

Eligibility: Child has an Individual Education Program through ELWYN SEEDS Program

 

Services: Special Instruction, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy

 

Location: Community Sites

Preschool Special Education Center-based (ELWYN)

SPIN Contact: Dawn Inman at 215-800-8952 

Ages: 3 – 5+ 

Eligibility: Child has an IEP through ELWYN SEEDS Program 

Services: Special Instruction, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy 

Location: SPIN Early Childhood Centers in the Northeast on Drummond Rd. and Orthodox St.  

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Child Care

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Child Care is offered, full-day/full-year for all children ages one through five. 

Ages: Years 1 to 5

 

Eligibility: All children are eligible

 

** Discounts for employees

We also accept child care subsidy funds from Childcare Information Services (CCIS)

Drummond Road Location

For More Information email spinenroll@spininc.org

Parent Engagement

Children’s Services encourages parent engagement

We recognize the importance of the family as the child’s first teacher through providing opportunities for families to participate in all aspects of our program. We invite the adults in each child’s life to join their child in class, volunteer in the classroom or attend meetings where we discuss program activities and goals. We encourage all families to join the site advisory committee so that families, community members, and program leadership can share in the development of an excellent early care and education program.

For more information, please contact:

 

Faye Allen-Buckson
Family Resource Coordinator
Phone: 215.831.3167
Email: fbuckson@spininc.org

Internships and Practicums

Undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of social service disciplines (i.e. education, psychology, nursing, behavioral health, social work, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or other) are invited to apply to any of SPIN’s early childhood programs to satisfy their field work, practicum, or internship requirements.

For more information, please email internships@spininc.org