Homework Helper

A certified teacher will be on hand to provide academic assistance to students at the Hannah Atkins Community Center, at 508-52 West 3rd Street.

The program runs from October 2, 2017 to May 31, 2018 Mondays through Thursdays.

  • Ages 5 to 13:  4:00 to 5:00 pm
  • Ages 14 to 17:  5:00 to 6:00 pm

Register on CommunityPass.net.  For additional information, call 908-753-3097.

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  1. 908-753-3097
Tue, February 27
4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
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A certified teacher will be on hand to provide academic assistance to students at the Hannah Atkins Community Center, at 508-52 West 3rd Street.

The program runs from October 2, 2017 to May 31, 2018 Mondays through Thursdays.

Ages 5 to 13: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Ages 14 to 17: 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Register on CommunityPass.net. For additional information, call 908-753-3097.

508-52 West 3rd Street Plainfield, NJ 07060

Hannah Atkins Community Center

508-52 West 3rd Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

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