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WE HELP PEOPLE BUILD PATHS TO PROSPERITY
Early education. Jobs. Businesses. Family finances.
Whatever your need, we can help you build assets and achieve dreams.
How may we help you?
Each day, more than 200 children are cared for in JPNDC’s Family Child Care System. Our 44 educators
- Take part in professional development and receive ongoing support from JPNDC, ensuring children receive the high-quality care and education that gets them ready for success in school. Most have their Child Development Associate credential.
- Use tested national curricula, individualized for the children in their care, that cover science, math, pre-literacy, social skills and lots of fun!
- Offer nutritious home-cooked meals
- Include a majority who are fluent in Spanish and English
- Are located in many Boston neighborhoods including Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan.
- Transportation assistance
- Subsidized slots and administration of vouchers
- Career counseling to help parents access education and jobs
- Fun and educational activities to support parents and families.
At JPNDC, we know you have strengths, experience and goals.
Where we come in is helping you gain the knowledge, skills and tools that will help get you achieve your goals.
Our Family Prosperity Services include free individualized coaching from experts on building credit, increasing savings, or other goals. Most clients start making improvements right away. You’ll be able to access a case manager to help get you through a crisis.
All services are free and offered in Spanish and English. Learn more today!
Perhaps no one works harder than a small business owner. But hard work isn’t always enough. The right tools, knowledge and skills go a long way toward helping businesses succeed.
JPNDC’s Small Business Services help entrepreneurs gain the skills needed to start and grow their business. Take a free course in business planning, bookkeeping or marketing and then access free 1:1 technical assistance. If you’re facing a crisis related to your business, you can also contact us.
We’ve helped small businesses secure over $11 million in financing and create hundreds of jobs. All services are free and offered in Spanish and English. Learn more!
If you need a job or a better job, our Family Prosperity services include expert career counseling and placement into jobs, education or training.
We can help you get on the right career path—one that matches your strengths, skills and interests to the jobs that are out there and helps you move toward family supporting wages.
We have a wide network of employers and education and training programs. Learn more today!
To get started, please click “CONTACT US” below and tell us about you and your needs or interests.
ECONOMIC PROSPERITY TEAM
Anna Waldron, Director of Programs
Francia de Jesus, Family Childcare Director
Carlos Espinoza-Toro, Small Business Services Director
Paola Liendo, Family Prosperity Services Manager
Jeymi Arroyo, Family Childcare Social Worker
Anyelisa Gonzalez, Family Childcare Program Associate
Melissa Guzman, Family Childcare Enrollment Coordinator
Joanne Morales, Client Services Navigator
Darling Ortiz, Family Childcare Program Specialist
Enrique Ponce, Career Coach
WHY ECONOMIC PROSPERITY SERVICES?
Because the right tools can help people overcome barriers.
While White households in the Boston area have a median net worth of $247,500, African-Americans have median net worth of $8. Among Dominicans, it’s $0.
Systemic causes include discrimination, redlining, predatory lending, stagnant wages, unaffordable post-secondary education, and housing costs that are among the highest in the country.
On their own, people may find these challenges overwhelming. Access to tools, resources, strategies and networks can make an enormous difference.
Because it takes time, trust and tools to build paths to prosperity.
We don’t have a lot of prerequisites. The main requirement is your commitment to working toward prosperity.
We’re in it for the long haul. Whether you’re a job seeker, a new business owner or a parent with a child in our early education program, we’re here to provide ongoing support as you work toward your goals.
JPNDC is one of Boston’s leading providers of economic prosperity services for Latino immigrants.
We welcome and serve people from ALL backgrounds.
Households served annually
By the numbers
400: Parents able to work or go to school knowing their children are receiving early education that is high-quality as well as affordable
37: new small businesses created 2015-2019
$7.5 million: value of new contracts secured by small contractors receiving technical assistance (2 years)
2,000: people obtaining jobs or enrolled in job related training and education over 20 years