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Stafford Junction is a growing network of collaboration among local churches, schools, service agencies, individuals, and the business community. The vision for Stafford Junction is to ensure there are sufficient resources available to transform the lives of children living in Stafford County who need assistance to reach their maximum potential. Stafford Junction is committed to a community where all children 1) can participate and take full advantage of a quality educational program; 2)are given meaningful life experiences that instill a habit of life-long learning and achievement; and 3) are given opportunities to develop into successful citizens and community leaders.
Brain Builders is an afterschool program that works will low income children in need of extra assistance at school. This program is a vital building block for setting the children we serve on an educational path to overall academic success, with the ultimate purpose of dropout prevention initiatives that generate increased school attendance, continued student academic gains, and improved behavioral patterns, all leading to increased graduation rates.?
This program meets twice a week from 3:40-5:00 pm at the following public schools:
-Drew Middle School (Mon/Wed)--just off Route 1
-Ferry Farm Elementary School (Mon/Wed)-- off Ferry Road in South Stafford
-Falmouth Elementary School (Tues/Thurs)--just off Route 1
-Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School (Tues/Thurs)-- in North Stafford off Rt 610
-Rocky Run Elementary School (Tues/Thurs)--off Rt 17 behind Geico
Hartwood Elementary (Tues/Thur)
How to volunteer? Please consider investing some of your time into tomorrow's future.
Brain Builders volunteers truly make a difference every day. You can volunteer once a week, once every other week or even every day-- whatever your schedule is, we will work with it! Volunteering is as easy as listening to a child read, and you will receive training and support. We strive for a 1 to 1 ratio and most sites average 15 students in the program.