Jefferson DeFrees Family Center

Front door
Kids in Gym
JDFC Preschool classroom
Fitness Center

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.

News & Announcements

Jefferson Defrees Family Center

Most of you are aware the Governor has declared all nonessential businesses to close, with Community Centers on the list. This will affect the Child Care Center, Fitness Center, the Gym, fingerprinting and meeting rooms.

Reopening the Center is dependent upon the Governor which means we are unfortunately closed until further notice.

Stay safe, stay healthy.

Melinda, Jen, and the entire Jefferson DeFrees Staff

Chair Yoga

Cancelled until further notice

Where: Wetmore Room

When: Tuesday afternoons from 1:30-2:30

March 10 - April 7

Cost: $10/class or $40/5 week session

Teacher: Rachel Tome, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher 814-726-2011

To sign up please call Jefferson DeFrees Family Center at 814-723-6350

Touch A Truck!


Our second annual Touch A Truck! will be held on June 6, 2020 at Betts Park!

United Fund

Thank you to all the generous donors during our annual Warren Gives that was held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Final totals have yet to be calculated. The more you give, the more match dollars go to the JDFC! 100% of donations and match dollars go directly to us! We look forward to next years event.

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Child Care

Host Your Event Here

We have rooms that accommodate gatherings of various sizes and our staff will work with you to have a successful event. Our handicapped accessible facility is located in downtown Warren with a municipal parking lot available. To learn how we can help you with your next meeting or event, call Melinda Johnson, Executive Director at 723-6350.

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