January 9, 2017
Gerard Place is partnering with Buffalo Promise Neighborhood to create a new Early Childhood Academy on the Eastside of Buffalo.
The children's academy will be housed on the first floor in the Gerard Place Community Center, and occupy just over 10,000 square feet. 100 children will be attending the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Early Childhood Academy at Gerard Place, slated to open Jauary 2018.
By partnering with Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, the Gerard Place Community Center vision is one step closer to becoming a reality. Gerard Place is determined to help break the cycle of poverty for families that both reside at Gerard Place, and live in our surrounding neighborhoods by providing safe, affordable childcare, job training and other life skills.
Pictured above are David Zapfel, Executive Director of Gerard Place (left) and David K. Chamberlain, CEO of Buffalo Promise Neighborhood.