Faith-based literacy programs

ST. PETERSBURG — The Faith Based Program (FBP) serves youth from elementary to high school residing in the Childs Park community and its surrounding south St. Petersburg neighborhoods in zip codes 33701, 33705, 33707, 33710, 33711, 33712 and 33713.

These organizations are committed to promoting literacy and supporting the achievement of all children through this community service initiative.

The FBP aids participants by providing literacy and tutoring assistance, computer labs, homework assistance, interactive literacy activities, peer-to-peer mentoring and youth leadership training. They provide a safe place for participants to acquire additional knowledge, learn positive behavior and foster a positive attitude towards, themselves, their education and others year round.

The FBP is operated through the James B. Sanderlin Neighborhood Family Center (SNFC), and funded by the JWB Children’s Services Council of Pinellas County.

For more information please feel free to contact Donna Welch, Program Coordinator at (727) 459-4547.

  • Bethel Metropolitan Baptist Church | 3455 26th Ave. S. | St. Petersburg, 33711
  • Christ Gospel Church Educational Center | 2554 22nd Ave. S. | St. Petersburg, 33712
  • Rock of Jesus Missionary Baptist Church | 3940 18th Ave S. | St. Petersburg, 33711
  • Southside Tabernacle Baptist Church | 3647 18th Ave. N. | St. Petersburg, 33712
  • St. Petersburg Islamic Center | 3762 18th Ave. S. | St. Petersburg, 33711
  • Mariners Pointe Apartment Complex | 1175 Pinellas Pointe Drive S. | St. Petersburg, FL 33705
  • Faith Memorial Missionary Baptist Church Family Resource Center | 1800 18th Avenue South | St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Program hours of operation are Mondays – Thursdays between 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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