ELLIS MEMORIAL AND ELDREDGE HOUSE INC Overview
Geographic areas served: boston area
Ellis Memorial, Boston’s first settlement house, has been caring for children, disabled adults, elders, and families who live and work in the South End and adjacent neighborhoods since 1885. We offer high quality educational, social, and health support services to individuals and families in need within a safe, nurturing, diverse environment.
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I got to volunteer at the Ellis Memorial, which consisted of doing arts and crafts with these wonderful children and then I got to obverse them open there present from Frosty Friends. This was so special to me, to see the joy and excitement that one extra present the child got to open for the ... more »
I began volunteering for Ellis over 12 years ago, and I cannot think of a more rewarding experience! To see the bright, eager faces of the youngsters who are so eager to learn, and who are thus enabled to do so thhrough the Ellis programs, provides a payback that no amount of monetary compensation ... more »
I have had 2 kids in the Ellis early education program. My son attended from 14 months until he started school this year. My 26 month old daughter has been there since she was 4 months old. Their early education program is fantastic. The way that they combine children from varied culture, economic ... more »