This video will provide a fly through of the new main building for Lena Pope Home. This building will provide:

The new center will provide meeting space for client group programs, evening classes and more. Individual rooms may be sectioned off for more youth and parent activities, accommodating up to 160 people. The facility can also be reserved for public meetings. 9,618 square feet.

The facility will include a new main courtyard entrance with plenty of parking and drop-off access. Two floors will house the Counseling and Therapy programs, including eight rooms for counseling and two play therapy areas. The facility will also provide executive office and the finance and human resources departments. 18,723 square feet.

While the first Early Learning Center reached capacity within a few months, the new facility will serve more than 100 children in five preschool rooms, two infant and two toddler rooms, an indoor play area, parent lounge, sick room, play therapy area and more. Staff is pursuing national accreditation to become the area's ony accredited early childhood learning center that accepts childcare subsidies within a five zip code area. 14,985 square feet.

The Nature Explore playground will bring outdoor learning back into children's daily lives with a research-based Certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. The playground is part of a collaborative project between Lena Pope Home, the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Education Research Foundation. A public walking trail around the property will also encourage healthy lifestyles for everyone in the community. One-half acre.

To learn more about the campaign or to say, "Yes, Mrs. Pope" please contact Marilyn Sammons directly at 817.255.2606 or

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