Affordable Pre-School Programs: Wonder Academy in Lancaster, PA

affordable pre-school programs in Lancaster, PA Wonder Academy in Lancaster is a private, Christian school for pre-k and kindergarten students offering affordable pre-school programs. We invest in early childhood education to give kids the best start in life.  High-quality, affordable pre-school programs We primarily serve lower-income families by providing them affordable, high-quality Christian education. Our families receive scholarships based on […]

See The Renovation of Our Family Residential Common Space!

We recently finished our renovation of the Family Residential common space on campus! These newly designed areas are even better suited to be a place of rest for moms and children while they take part in the inner work of healing through classes and counseling. It’s safe, inviting, and better equipped for kids to do homework, […]

Shelters in Lancaster: The Role of Water Street’s Residential Program When it comes to shelters in Lancaster, there are several local non-profits offering a variety of shelters; from family shelters, low-barrier shelters, shelters for women only, men only, and more. Regardless of what kind of shelter you are looking for and if you’re staying at one for the first time or not, experiencing homelessness […]

The Shopping Experience at Water Street’s Food Bank in Lancaster

Water Street's Food Bank in Lancaster, PA Coming to a food bank can be a big step for many of our neighbors. Many in our Lancaster community face difficult decisions between paying rent and buying groceries, and it’s important for us to make sure everyone who’s visiting Water Street’s food bank in Lancaster feel comfortable as they shop for their families.  Here’s […]

Teen Haven’s After-School Programs for Youth in Lancaster City, PA

teen haven's after school programs for youth in lancaster.   Teen Haven is Water Street’s ministry for youth in Lancaster City. Our mission is to launch teens into a life of leadership and purpose.  By providing a healthy community to thrive in, and mentoring them to become leaders in their city, churches, and schools, Teen Haven is building a better foundation for a brighter future.  […]

Reverberate 2023: Photos

reverberate 2023

What a blessing it was so see individuals from all over Lancaster County come out for Reverberate 2023 in Long’s Park! Despite the heavy rainfall, we were able to simply gather to praise God and be in His presence together.  A big thank you to our sponsors, worship bands, food trucks and every single one […]

A Step in the Right Direction

Opening Up When young women come to us in our emergency shelter, many of them are coming out of unsafe or domestic violence situations. At 9:00 AM, Life Coach LaShanna meets with a group of these women and encourages them to fill out a prayer card with what their needs are. Then, she encourages them […]

Healing Through Art

“This class has been one of the most healing parts of me being here. It’s healed me – mind and soul.” described one guest. Ever since Santiago Social Hall opened last year, we’ve had our first dedicated art space on campus. Tentatively, guests began showing up for their classes, at first too afraid to put […]