Megan’s Family gets Assistance from Santa Maria’s Stable Families, Promoting Our Preschoolers and Parents on Point Programs

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Megan, a 35-year-old mother of two, moved from Georgia to Cincinnati eight years ago. She had gotten into trouble and wanted to turn her life around. While getting assistance from Bethany House, she was referred to Santa Maria. Now celebrating … Continued

Young Mother Obtains her HSE, Receives Early Childhood Development Coaching and Improves her Family’s Finances with the Help of Santa Maria

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Kíara first came to Santa Maria Community Services seeking her High School Equivalency (HSE) over five years ago. She was able to pass all of her exams very quickly. Once she attained her HSE, she began attending Brown Mackie College. … Continued

Meet Charity Dowers

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Thirty-nine-year-old Charity Dowers was born and raised in Cincinnati and is the mother of three children, Aubrey-18, Adam-17 and Autumn-5. Charity first sought Santa Maria Community Services’ assistance with early childhood development for Autumn. Since then, the two have participated … Continued

Santa Maria Awarded Grant Toward Promoting Our Preschoolers Program

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce it has been awarded a one-year grant from the SC Ministry Foundation toward its Promoting Our Preschoolers (POP) Program. The POP Program is one of Santa Maria’s family-focused kindergarten-readiness programs that works … Continued

Santa Maria awarded $30,000 toward Early Childhood Development programs

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce it has been awarded $30,000 from the Scripps Howard Foundation toward its Early Childhood Development programs including the Every Child Succeeds and Promoting our Preschoolers programs. Santa Maria provides multiple early childhood … Continued

Santa Maria awarded grant toward Promoting Our Preschoolers Program

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce it has been awarded a two-year grant from the SC Ministry Foundation toward its Promoting Our Preschoolers (POP) Program. The POP Program is one of Santa Maria’s family-focused kindergarten-readiness programs that works … Continued

A thank you to the foundations who contributed first quarter

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce it has received five grants supporting its programs and services for the 2019 year. The grants were awarded by the Crosset Family Fund, the Maxwell C. Weaver Foundation, the L&L Nippert Charitable … Continued

Santa Maria Community Services endorses Issue 44

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Santa Maria Community Services has announced their support for Issue 44, a levy that will strengthen k-12 education in Cincinnati Public Schools and provide affordable, quality preschool through a partnership with the school district and Cincinnati Preschool Promise. The five-year, … Continued

POP, SPARK programs celebrate preschool graduation

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69 preschool students graduated from Santa Maria Community Services’ POP (Promoting Our Preschoolers) and SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) programs this summer. The graduations were held at Roberts Academy Thursday August 4 (English graduation) and Friday August 5 … Continued