For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) strives to support the needs of children and families through academic, recreational and social opportunities that enhance school day learning and build upon individual strengths and interests necessary for life long success. Our programs focus on the individual strengths and needs of each child in our care and aims to provide engaging and enriching activities for children in all areas of development: socio-emotional, cognitive, language and physical.
For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. (To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or non-residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program. The income guidelines for reduced-price meals by family size are listed on the next page.) Children who are part of households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly foods stamps) benefits, or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals. (more…)
REVERE – July 5, 2017 - Solar panels installed a year ago at For Kids Only Afterschool’s new Youth In Motion (YIM) building in Revere are proving they were worth the investment. The panels have produced $3,334 in electricity, which For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) did not have to purchase from National Grid. FKO also sold $1,500 of their SREC shares on the open market. Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) are certificates earned by producing solar energy. (more…)
Summer literacy program blends into fun summer camp experience for Winthrop children Why summer learning? It’s simple. Kids need it! With all the talk about academic achievement and student success, For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) wants to add out-of-school time learning to the conversation. Youth today face the reality of the “summer slide” each school break. Research shows youth lose about two months of grade level equivalency in math and reading skills over summer. (more…)