Youth Group Services
Our Licensed Social Workers and LSW-eligible Group Workers provide educational intervention through small group, individual, and family sessions to help our neighborhood children develop essential life skills such as:
• Goal setting
• Critical thinking
• Building healthy relationships
• Character development
• Coping strategies
• Crisis management
• Values clarification
• Academic success
Our year-round After-School Recreation program offers healthy age-appropriate programming open to all neighborhood children every weekday after-school and throughout the summer, including:
• Planned daily physical activity with access to open gym and a weight room
• Structured socialization activities held in our teen game room and creative play room
Youth Food Service
With support from the Ohio Department of Child Nutrition Services, our Youth Food Service program serves over 2,000 nutritious, high quality, free meals each month to neighborhood children ages 5 to 18. The meals we provide are:
• Served in conjunction with engaging nutrition education
• Supper to children in our After-School Recreation and Youth Group Services programs
• Free summer lunch open to all community children
Youth Team Sports
Reaching Kids Through Sports
Director of Team Sports
Dan Moehrman, LSW
The Gladden Community House Team Sports Program offers year round team sports for youth K-12 in the Franklinton Community. Our program offers the kids of our neighborhood the unique opportunity to learn essential life lessons such as teamwork, conflict management, and goal setting, while getting a healthy dose of exercise!
The Team Sports we offer include:
• Summer T-Ball
• Fall/Winter Indoor Soccer
• Spring/Fall Soccer, Floor Hockey
• Flag Football
Interested in Participating in our Youth Team Sports Program?
Registration forms can be found at Gladden Community House or in the Franklinton News prior to each season.
For more information please contact Dan Moehrman 614-227-1608.
Summer Day Camp
Each summer Gladden’s traveling Summer Day Camp enables our children to expand their horizons and take day trips to new, fun, interesting, and educational places throughout central Ohio. Through this program our kids are able to participate in healthy outdoor activities like:
• Much much more!