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.
REVERE – January 12, 2015 – For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) today announced that it was awarded $400,000 from the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) to build a new Youth In Motion facility in Revere. FKO was one of ten organizations statewide selected to receive funding from this brand new state program to support early education program facility development and improvements that provide higher quality environments and settings for children. (more…)
SALEM - June 20, 2014 - Executive Director Deborah Kneeland Keegan is excited to announce For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO) will continue to serve Salem families looking for quality summertime learning, field trips, and interactive fun. FKO will offer full day care (7am to 6pm) to all Salem children, entering Kindergarten through 8th grade, at the Bates School from June 30th to August 15th. Over the past eight years, FKO has collaborated with Salem Public Schools to provide quality out-of-school time programming to local children and families. During the summer months FKO continues the same high quality enrichment activities in English Language Arts, Math and 21st Century skill building, while also incorporating weekly field trips and special events. (more…)
SALEM - June 16, 2014 – For Kids Only Afterschool has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. FKO was chosen from more than 430 applicants during a very competitive review process. The Grant will support FKO’s Count Me In! Initiative, throughout FKO’s 17 program sites across the north shore of Boston. The funding allows FKO to hire Inclusion Specialists, certified teachers who are highly trained in Special Education, and purchase accommodating materials and equipment to help children fully participate in all aspects of FKO’s after school programming. (more…)