Madonna Center helps individuals and families improve their daily lives through education, connections to resources, healthy aging and a sense of community.
Our vision is one of educated children, resourceful individuals and families, and a safe, healthy community.
This program operates from the time school is dismissed until 6:00 pm and all day during school holidays, spring break and the summer break. The program offers a supervised learning environment for children ages 4-12. Transportation services from elementary and private schools within the center’s service area are provided. Each child receives a complete supper, assistance with their school work, engage in special projects, and participate in sports and outdoor games.
Madonna Center Child Care Staffing Solutions (CCSS) is a child care staffing program dedicated to meeting short and long-term substitute and permanent child care staffing needs. The program mission is to serve child care centers with staffing needs through the provision of temporary personnel. The vision of CCSS is to reduce understaffing, one of the biggest challenges faced by child care centers.
Serves other child care centers.
Applications can be found here.
Madonna Center offers services for children from age 2 months to 4 years, focusing on developing activities well suited to each age group. Through the implementation of evidence-based Early Head Start curriculum, the programs feature motor skill development, reading readiness & language development, activities in music, arts and crafts, and imaginative playtime to develop creativity. Every day, our programs create a quality group and home-based model that is family-centered.
The goal of our program (HUB) is to engage at-risk community members with our Community Health Workers (Promotoras) to provide face-to-face visits and community care coordination to identify, alleviate and remedy the social influencers of health.
Identified outcomes include, but are not limited to:
- improved birth outcomes
- improved attendance at postpartum visits
- increased use of medical homes
- improved Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (“EPSDT”) rates for children and teenagers
- reduction in non-acute emergency department visits
- reduction in frequent hospital readmissions
- improvement of behavioral and mental well-being
- improved management of chronic diseases.
Our Promotoras strive to improve and increase connections to personal care, assist families in navigating health resources depending on the family’s specific needs.
Community members are also linked to additional services such as financial, nutrition and food, housing, substance abuse prigrams, and domestic violence shelters.
To get in touch with a Madonna Center Promotoras, call (210) 432-2374 and ask for Alejandra Torres.
Free Kindergarten readiness program.
HIPPY is an evidence-based family support model that works directly with parents in their homes. The FREE program will provide you with:
- Children's books
- 30 Weekly lesson packets
- Group meetings and field trips
We can help you get your child ready for school.
Must reside in Bexar County.
Individuals aged 60 and over are provided with 1/3 of their daily nutritional allowance through our lunch program in a safe and supportive environment. Seniors participate in socialization, recreation, health and wellness education, computer classes, as well as leadership development activities. They enjoy a variety of field trips, luncheons, arts and crafts. Outside experts are invited to present informative programs on topics of vital interest to seniors.
In order to reduce isolation and empower senior’s wellness, we offer transportation to elders who have transitioned from drivers to riders. Must reside within a three mile radius.
Seniors over 60.
$20 per year.
Visit the Center to learn more about our work and ways you might help. We are always in need of volunteers for 1-day, short-term, or long-term projects. Individuals, organizations, groups, and families are all welcome!
To learn more about volunteering at Madonna, please contact us.
Want to stay up to date on the latest volunteer needs? Follow us on Facebook or join the Madonna Volunteers Facebook Group!
Donations are also welcomed!
- Please help us keep our pantry filled by donating canned goods.
- Help sponsor a food drive.
- Donate hygiene packets for families and individuals in need of this.
- Children's sweaters, shoes diapers, and baby food are high priority needs.
- Socks (must be new), and winter wear are always welcomed.
Click here for more information on volunteering or to make a monetary donation.
The program provides a safe, supervised informal education for children ages 4-12 for 9 to 10 weeks during the summer. Activities include sports and games, arts and crafts, hiking, music, field trips to such sites as the San Antonio Zoo, Botanical Gardens, movie theaters, and museums.