Welcome New Parents:

The Center After School Program, Inc. is located in the middle of the community known as Mason Square. We are committed to helping the community with child development by enhancing education for school aged children. The Center focuses on children from kindergarten through eighth grade. We provide positive guidance, high quality out of school care which promotes their emotional and social development as well as academic achievement.

Our fully qualified staff has undergone training in CPR/First Aid Certifications and have an expertise working with children. The center is a licensed program with the Department of Early Education and Care. The Department of Early Education offers child guidance technical assistance to all licensed programs which allows us to help families, enhance training, stay updated on new laws and regulations and access CORI Background Check for all staff including the licensee.

The Center is also a referral agency to help families who need additional assistance with housing, food and clothing. We offer year round child development programs for children ages five to thirteen years of age. The Center’s Summer Camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is Licensed by the Springfield, MA board of Health. Information can be obtained at (617) 983-6761.

We provide homework tutorial, healthy snacks, lunch, music, cooking classes, day trips to the library, reading, writing and math enrichments, sports and karate class just to name a few. Transportation to and from the program is also available.

Alethea Stevenson
Program Director
The Center After School Program, Inc.

Center Rules


WE, the Children of the Center will:

  • Be Accepting
  • Be Caring
  • Be Compassionate
  • Be Honest
  • Be Respectful
  • Be Understanding
  • BE You
Before School Schedule
After School Schedule
Enrollment Form


The Center After School Program Inc.
33 Oak Street, Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 734-3106 phone (413) 731-0690 fax
Email: centerafterschool@yahoo.com
Before School Program 6:30am- 9:00am $10.11 a day
▪ Healthy breakfast, board games, homework readiness Transportation to school
After School Program 2:00pm- 6:00pm $21.24 a day
▪ Homework tutorial, activities, healthy snack
▪ Transportation to and from the program
Full Day/Summer Camp 7:30am- 4:30pm $42.76 a day
▪ Reading, Writing and Math enrichment; healthy breakfast, lunch and snack provided; field trips, arts and crafts, cooking classes, and other open activities. Transportation available.
Before & After School Program $31.35 a day – Transportation rates: $12.00 one-way, $18.00 two-way
Changes Effective March 1, 2023
Rates provided by Department of Early Education and Care for all children attending the program. Parents with vouchers, fees are determined by Seven Hill Foundation Childcare Resources.

Referral Services

Referral Services Agencies

1. Rise Behavioral Health Services LLC

  • Address: 150 Front St. Suite 102, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • Phone: (413) 657-1917
  • Website: www.risebhs.org

2. Mentor

  • Address: 140 High St #230, Springfield, MA 01105
  • Phone: (413) 495-1500

3. Behavioral Health Network

  • Address: 417 Liberty St, Springfield, MA 01104
  • Phone: (413) 747-0705

4. Center For Mental Health Resources

  • Address: 140 High St, Springfield, MA 01105
  • Phone: (413) 452-2300

5. CHD Outpatient Behavioral Health Services

  • Address: 367 Pine St, Springfield, MA 01105
  • Phone: (413) 737-1426

6. Baystate Outpatient Behavioral Services

  • Address: 3300 Main St #4 A, Springfield, MA 01199
  • Phone: (413) 794-5555

7. Community Services Institute

  • Address: 1695 Main St #400, Springfield, MA 01103
  • Phone: (413) 739-5572

8. The Support Network

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