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

CORA Launches Seussville Essay and Art Contest

You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book, to read to a child. CORA Services is proud of the thousands of students we serve each year and… [Read More]

Help Teens Love Reading Again
CORA Educators are Skilled Motivators

At what point does reading change from being a fun activity to a dreaded chore? Reading for leisure drops off dramatically as children get older, and rates among all children – especially… [Read More]


Seussville at CORA

Join CORA for our annual community event to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. Bring your family and friends to CORA on Saturday, March 3rd to interact with Dr. Seuss Characters, play carnival games, and learn more about early childhood resources. … [Read More]

Human Trafficking Professional Development

Human trafficking is a dramatic criminal activity on the rise throughout the world, whose presence locally in the Philadelphia region has only recently gained media attention. This workshop will present an overview of this complex issue, giving education and awareness regarding the issue of Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania. Special attention will be given to the need for a coordinated response across legal, mental health, and school agencies … [Read More]

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