To assure quality child care for school age children that is not only safe, dependable, and affordable but also conducive for future success in their social and academic lives.
A children’s folk tale that tells the story of the value of sharing: three hungry soldiers convince the residents of an impoverished village to contribute whatever small ingredient they had to collectively make a nourishing soup that feeds them all.
Stone Soup collaborates with existing public school locations and community resources to create before and after school programs
With these partnerships, parents pay affordable monthly fees for quality care for their children
From 6:30 a.m. until school begins and from the end of the school day until 6:00 p.m. Services are provided off track and year round, in most districts, except for federal holidays.
All programs are age-appropriate, multi-ethnic, and multicultural, consisting of:
Stone Soup has served 23 school districts in California and operated programs in 114 schools. It has served as a model in at least 4 states, a university campus as well as numerous cities in California.