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The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center of Warren, Pennsylvania is a community-centered, family-oriented organization, which strives to promote and encourage opportunities for all to grow through interaction, education, awareness and recreation.

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100 + Years of Service to Warren
May 13, 2015, will mark the 102nd anniversary of the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, formerly the YWCA.





Project Kidsafe

at the

Warren County Fair

August 13th - 15th


1:00 pm - 7:00 pm




The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center and the Warren Police Department Explorer Post 312 will partner to provide families with free photo identification and fingerprint kits at the Warren County Fair August 13th - 15th from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm..


According to the FBI, there are more than one million children a year reported as missing and a photo ID is the Single most important tool in helping to recover them.


Project Kidsafe is supported by the Kiwanis Club of Warren and the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center.


For more information contact the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center at (814)723-6350.









Jefferson DeFrees Family Center is having a Pie Sale. You may pick up the order forms in the front office.


All orders and money must be turned in by August 19, 2015.


Pie delivery will be Monday, August 31, 2015 and all orders MUST be picked up on that day.


Thank you, in advance, for supporting the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center.





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Dates To Remember



Pasta and Dip Fundraiser


The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center will be hosting a

Pasta and Dip

fundraising event

June 1 - June 12, 2015

for the children's fieldtrips.


Fun Pasta is back...... and there are a number of "new" pasta's for the summer and up-coming holidays.


For friends and family this summer, check out the large assortment of dips from Kare and Cher Creations.


There are several dips to choose from and a flavor for everyone including Bacon, Creamy Cucumber, and Jalepeno Veggie Dips and Black Raspberry, Creamsickle, and Key Lime Cheesecake/Fruit Dips.


Please see any staff member for brochures and order forms.










The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center will be closed

Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of

Independence Day.


Have a safe and happy July 4th weekend!


Our center will re-open

Monday, July 6, 2015,

with regular hours.