Rooted in a tradition of care and compassion, the mission of CORA Services is to assist children, youth and families experiencing emotional, academic and social challenges.


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Children are the Heart of the Matter

“‘Love-in-action’ is a dynamic kind of love. I believe that when this dynamism motivates and directs our actions, that they are always ultimately successful, and that we can never lose or fail.”

—Sister Charity Kohl, Founder


Recent News

Supporting Students with Autism in our Schools
Fostering Awareness and Acceptance

As education continues to evolve, an increasing number of classrooms are adopting an inclusive and integrated approach to supporting students. Educators and school communities are constantly adapting to support the unique needs… [Read More]

Empathy and Austim
Is This a Teachable Feeling?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who shows the most empathy of all? For many of us, empathy is an intuitive reaction to someone else’s emotional state. For example, when you watch your… [Read More]


SEUSSVILLE AT CORA is on Sat. March 2, 2019

Seussville at CORA was designed to capture the hearts of children ages 1 to 7, and the attention of caring parents – helping them both to learn to love reading and become more confident learners. Families enjoy celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday by interacting with Seussville characters and CORA staff, winning awesome prizes - including books, and participating in arts and crafts activities.… [Read More]

Champions for Children Celebration 2018

CORA's annual event to honor our Corporate, Civic, and Classroom Champions was on Wednesday, November 27th at 5:30 PM at the Union League at Torresdale. Learn more here. … [Read More]


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