Who We Are

 

Founded in 1885 as one of Boston's earliest settlement houses, Ellis Memorial ("Ellis") is a 501(c)3 nonprofit located in the city's South End neighborhood. We provide high quality early education and care for infants, toddlers and preschool children, out-of-school time programs for youth in grades K through 7 at sites in the South End and Roxbury, and an adult day health program for disabled or elderly adults. Ellis predominantly serves low-income, culturally diverse families from the Boston neighborhoods of the South End, Roxbury, Dorchester and South Boston. We strengthen our city’s low-income working families by helping individuals of all ages make the most of their potential, as reflected in our mission statement: For over a century, Ellis has worked to strengthen Boston's inner city working families with high quality education and care for children, youth and vulnerable adults. The goal of all our programs is to engage, educate and empower.

 

 

What's Happening

 
    
 
 
 
 
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We had a fun day out at the zoo! We hosted Ellis families at the Franklin Park Zoo on Saturday, November 4th for a special tour and visit with the animals. Family engagement is an important part of our programs as we strive to connect our families to each other, our staff, and the greater community.

 

 

Around Ellis

 

Click here to see current job openings at Ellis!

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66 Berkeley Street is officially open! Click the image below to see pictures from our EEOST Grand Opening Event from June.

See all the progress in our photo gallery.

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