Welcome to Ayuda Community Center

Ayuda has been serving children and families in North Philadelphia since 1992. Offering educational youth programs,art courses, free legal help, advocacy, and community development.

After School Programs

SOS students spending an afternoon in Hunting Park.

Orange Korner Arts: Simple Cycle Mosaic Mural-Finale

Teams of volunteers and students came to create and install the Simple Cycle Mosaic

Artists of Orange Korner Arts

Shawn Alleyne from Pyroglyphics teaches Comic Book Drawing. Students are free to create and explore their creativity.

Summer Day Camp

Students explore STEM related fields of study while enjoying summer fun activities.

Our Mission

The mission of Ayuda Community Center is to reveal Jesus’ mercy, renewal, and justice in the Hunting Park neighborhood so that individuals and families are strengthened and restored. We seek to accomplish this through community development, arts, education, and advocacy. Our overall goal is to provide a holistic response to the direct needs of our community in an effort to lead to individual and community improvement. Our programs and services assist families by providing opportunities for the academic, cultural, social and spiritual development of children and the improvement of the quality of life for children and adults in the community.

Executive Director

Ayuda ED job announcement

Eunice Shin resigns as Executive Director

I want to share with you my recent decision to leave Ayuda Community Center as the Executive Director.  After much heartfelt prayer, I feel that God is leading me in a different direction.  I will be leaving Ayuda at the end of December 2015.   My time at Ayuda has...

Register Today for Fall 2015 Youth Art Classes at OKA!

    Register today for Fall 2015 Youth Art Classes at Ayuda Community Center’s Orange Korner Arts! We have a great diverse line up of art classes both visual and performance! Classes begin on the week of September 21st. Please note: OKA will be closed Friday, September 25th and Saturday,...

We hope you enjoy exploring our programs!