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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, 2013 marked the 100th anniversary of the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, formerly the YWCA
United Fund Torchlight Campaign


The United Fund 2014 Torchlight Campaign has exceeded 10% of its goal of $655,000 and is continuing. Contributions are welcomed through the United Fund of Warren County website or the mail at P. O. Box 844, Warren, PA 16365.


Give Generously!


Jefferson DeFrees Family Center Christmas Show

The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center wishes to thank all the parents, families, and friends that attended our annual Christmas Show.


This year, in addition to Christmas songs and finger plays, we had a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. With over 180 in attendance, the evening ended with refreshments served in the Wetmore room.


Thank you for making this Christmas Show so enjoyable


Happy Holidays





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New Year's Schedule

The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center will be closed

December 24th and December 25

in observance of the Christmas holiday.


Our center will be re-open Friday,

December 26th

with regular hours.


From everyone at Jefferson DeFrees,

Merry Christmas!





The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center

will be closed New Year's Eve,

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

through New Year's Day,

Thursday, January 1, 2015

in observance

of the New Year!


We will re-open Friday,

January 2, 2015

with regular hours.


Have an safe and prosperous New Year!