Providing a safe, secure, and enriching environment after school that is beneficial to students, family, and community.
Helping to improve students' academic performance, school attendance, behavior & health while supporting working families.
Offering students a broad array of enrichment activities that will complement their regular academic and athletic programs.
Recognizing interests and skills with activities that stimulate positive growth, encourage learning and build self esteem & confidence.
An OST program provides the enrichment activities that stimulate learning and instills confidence in a safe and secure supervised enviroment
Hop Skip Drive Transportation Services
Guiding Hands Learning Center has partnered with HopSkipDrive for transportation services. Transportation services are separate from learning center program fees. HopSkipDrive has been featured on many news programs and is becoming recognized as the preferred transportation provider for children of working parents.
Guiding hands have negotiated affordable rates for this safe and secure transportation from school to the Guiding Hands location. View rates on the After School Program page.
Visit HopSkipDrive to learn more about their services @ www.hopskipdrive.com
Safe and Secure Facilities
The hours of 3pm thru 6pm are when students are the most vulnerable to risky and potentially dangerous activities that are not in theirs, yours, or a peers best interest. OST Guiding Hands provides a safe space where children can learn, play, socialize, and express themselves in a supportive and caring environment.
Need for Afterschool Programs Nationwide
15.1 million children are on their own in the hours after school and 18.5 million children would participate in an afterschool program if one were available to them.