NORTH FULTON CHILD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION INC

Rating: 4.91 stars   56 reviews

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Location: 89 Grove Way Roswell GA 30075 USA

Mission: The CDA''s mission is: To enable to preschool children of low-income, working families to make a great start toward a bright future by providing affordable childcare and early learning education programs.
Target demographics: Children (ages 1-5) with low-income, working parents in metro-Atlanta.
Direct beneficiaries per year: ~500
Geographic areas served: Metro-Atlanta
Programs:
The CDA provides two state-funded Pre-Kindergarten classrooms with the following goals:
1. Promote the cognitive, social and physical development of young children
2. Prepare children for academic and social success in school and in life
3. Provide Extended Care for full-time working parents
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EIN 58-1085443
770-992-4339
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Rating: 5 stars  

We are so fortunate to have the NF-CDA in our community for over 45 years with continued service the children. The results of educational programs and learning enviroment shows with the success of these children when they enter school.

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The CDA provides an outstanding educational environment for pre-school age children, giving them a great start as they enter Elementary School. Not only does CDA ensure that the children are ready to begin school on a level playing field, they also provide financial assistance so that parents are able to afford to have their children attend the Child Development Association. Although the educational program is outstanding and deserves applause, what CDA does for families is equally important. It provides a safe environment for the children where they receive nutritious meals, learn social skills as well as academic skills, and gives struggling families who are working hard to provide for their children peace of mind while they work, knowing their children are exceptionally well-cared for.

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Rating: 5 stars  

North Fulton Child Development Association has served the needs of the community for 4 decades. What a tremendous job it has done. Through their educational program, they set the path to a bright future for the children in their programs, and give encouragement and hope to the families they serve. Families rely on this organization to assist them as they work to build a better future for their families and through educating their children. The children benefit from a warm, loving environment that focuses on teaching skills that will help them achieve success throughout their school years. How forutnate we are to have this wonderful organization in North Fulton County, GA.

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Two things stand out to me about the CDA: the quality of their programs and the quality of the people who lead and run them. The CDA is an exemplary organization doing really important work in North Fulton County. Their investment into the children of low-income families is valuable now. But the real value will be experienced years from now. They are changing the trajectory of the lives of the kids they serve, giving them a strong educational and developmental head start. Not only that, but they are equipping the parents to do the same.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The CDA was provided outstanding pre-school education in the North Fulton area of Atlanta for over 45 years. The CDA was founded to provide those less fortunate in our community with a great educational background before beginning kindergarten. The CDA is support by many local citizens, churches, civic groups, governments and foundations. Please consider visiting the CDA for a tour of our wonderful school.

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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The CDA helps families in the North Fulton area by providing an outstanding educational environment for their pre-school age children. The success of the CDA insures the children are ready to begin school. We also provide the parents with financial assistance to be able to afford to attend the CDA. We need the support of any person, organization or company that wants to help educate the children of the working poor in the North Fulton area. Call 770.992.4339 today to see how you can help.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Find more sustainable sources of funding to be able to help more families in our community.

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

The CDA has continued to provide asonishingly good preschool educaiton to children of the wroking poor and now, we are pursuing added service "outside or our walls." This has been my most rewardidgn charitable eperience.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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The CDA serves many single, female heads-of-households. It enables these mothers to work to build economic independence and security for themselves and their young children. The CDA concentrates on the working poor and makes sure that they know that, while they are hard at work, thier kids are receiving a quality preshool education in a loving environment. And, it has been doing this for over forty years!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing the smiles on the faces of the kids.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 4 stars  

I volunteered a couple of times to help in painting the interior of the building and doing some clean-up work on the outside. It is a very worthwhile organization with an excellent staff and professional and dedicated leadership.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is the first time that I am volunteering at this organization. I find the Staff to be very engaged with the students. They are very committed to the students.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would add more volunteer days

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

CDA is a benchmark in excellence for providing high-quality child care to low-income children at risk for academic and social struggles if not for its focus on early literacy and pre-school education for its youngest citizens.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

The CDA is a gift to local families. Not only is the preschool education of the highest standard, but the community service and parent support is outstanding. The administration, teachers and board are so dedicated to high quality early childhood education being accessible for all.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is a fantastic group of people who are professionally dedicated to the improvement of the world through early childhood education. These children and families are so lucky to be involved with the CDA. They have inspired me to reach out to friends and colleagues for financial support and attendance at events.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a volunteer with the CDA for over 5 years. I have volunteered at a lot of organizations over three decades and the North Fulton Child Development Association is the one I continue to give an increasing amount of my time. The organization leverages it's resources (volunteer time, donations, grants, teachers, etc.) to deliver exceptional early childhood education to a population that could not afford it otherwise and has to a population with the greatest need. Enhancing the lives of these young children can redirect the lives of generations. Thanks to the CDA parents can work full-time jobs and raise the standard of living for their families without public assistance. These parents are so devoted to the education of their child they typically spend up to 20% of their income on childcare and purchase books at bookfares for their children to have reading material at home. The CDA has fostered this commitment to education and changes lives everyday.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Expand it to other areas to give more children the opportunity for quality early childhood education.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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