Welcome

Founded in 1972, St. Francis Community Center offers a wide variety of services and programs aimed at meeting the needs of residents of Ocean County, regardless of age, race, gender, nationality, religious affiliation, handicapping condition or socioeconomic status. Services offered include: Preschool; Senior Center; Aquatic Center; Counseling Center; Family Support Services, Youth Program; Educational Support Services; Recreation Program; Volunteer Program and many Special Events. The Center’s facilities include: A regulation gymnasium; competition-size indoor pool; and two heated outdoor pools.



Weather Related and Emergency Closing information will be posted
on our facebook page.

Gift of Warmth Project provides roughly 850 local children each year with warm clothing and bedding.
Donations needed no later than December 9.

Hackensack Meridian Health presents:
Health Insurance Marketplace and NJ Family Care
December 9
10am-3pm
Room 102

$5,000 Travel Voucher Raffle
Want to get away this winter?
Why not take a chance to win a $5,000 Travel Voucher at Home Town Travel?
$25 per ticket.
Only 1,000 tickets sold.
Purchase tickets at the Community Center or click here for the mail in form


Cultural Competency Statement

The St. Francis Center recognizes a culturally diverse community and makes a commitment to the principles of multiculturalism as a means of understanding, accepting, valuing, and supporting cultural diversity. The term Multicultural is applied broadly to include issues of minority or marginalized status as it relates to race, ethnicity, culture, socioeconomic status, use of English as a second language, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, spirituality, and the elderly. The St. Francis Center proposes to develop programs and practices that assist staff, board members, and volunteers to recognize, accept, and affirm differences and similarities among people and provide services that are supportive and inclusive of all members of the community.
Declaración de Capacidad Cultural

El Centro St. Francis reconoce una comunidad culturalmente diversa y hace un compromiso con los principios de multiculturismo como un medio para entender, aceptar, valorar y apoyar la diversidad cultural. El término Multcultural se aplica ampliamente para incluir asuntos de minorías o estado de marginalización con respecto a raza, etnicidad, cultura, estado socioeconómico, uso del inglés como segundo idioma, género, orientación sexual, discapacidad, religión, espiritualidad y vejez. El Centro St. Francis propone desarrollar programas y prácticas que ayuden al personal, miembros de la junta directiva y voluntarios a reconocer, aceptar y afirmar las diferencias y similitudes entre la gente asi como proveer servicios que apoyen e incluyan a todos los miembros de la comunidad.


Para Nuestra Comunidad Hispana

Es nuestro placer anunciar que en nuestro centro comunitario hay personas que hablan Español.  Estas personas pueden ayudar con cualquier necesidad.  Si usted tiene interés en nuestro centro ó requiere mas información, llamenos a 494-8861.