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Providing educational, recreational and social opportunities for young people with special
needs since 1968.

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Your contributions mean the world to us here at The Paul Center. With your donations, we improve facilities, services and access for all our students!

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Ready to join our extended family? We have a variety of programs to offer individuals with disabilities. Click here to learn more and fill out an application!

Get Involved

We are a community working collaboratively to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for individuals with diverse abilities. Join our team through one of the multiple volunteer & employment opportunities available!

The Paul Center is dedicated to assisting individuals with disabilities in developing their maximum potential and independence. We strive to provide unique educational, social, and recreational programs to the individuals and their families.

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All members of society are deserving of equal opportunities.

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Learning is a lifelong process all individuals are capable of with empowerment to participate.

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The Paul Center is the students’ home away from home where they are supported and encouraged to learn and grow.

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All members of society are deserving of equal opportunities.

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Learning is a lifelong process all individuals are capable of with empowerment to participate.

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The Paul Center is the students’ home away from home where they are supported and encouraged to learn and grow.

The Paul Center was recently awarded the Cummings Foundation 10 year grant!

Visit https://cummingsfoundation.org to learn more.

Extended School Year Program

The Paul Center’s outdoor environment makes this program a unique, non-traditional educational program that is appropriately structured to encourage each student to explore the world of learning.  

The Paul Center Extended School Year (ESY) Program serves students, ages 4 to 22, who have a range of developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities. Learn More →

Camp Paul Overnight

The Camp Paul Overnight is a week-long recreational camping experience for individuals with special needs over the age of 14. Participants engage in a traditional camp experience including bonfires, s’mores, cookouts, swimming, and nature walks. Learn More →

Saturday Respite Program

This program provides respite to families of participants ages 4- 14 years old. This program is offered on Saturdays from 9am-3pm. The program fosters social skills and transferable functional academic skills, through participation in multi-sensory activities. Learn More →

Transition Program

The Saturday Transition Program is designed to foster independence, provide opportunities to practice skills of daily living as well as to initiate various social interactions both in on-campus situations and in interacting with the surrounding community.  Learn More →

School Vacation Program

Provides a structured alternative for students during school vacations.  The goals of the program are to provide recreational activities, work on the activities of daily living and social skills.  Learn More →  

Why The Paul Center?

We love what we do and it shows in what our extended family says about their experiences with us. 

"Excellent directors, staff, incredible programs and the best camp ever! We love the Paul Center! My daughter Rose is looking forward to going to Camp Paul every year."

"Very happy for the programs they offer. My son was part of the winter vacation program and it went great!"

"An incredible place that makes dreams come true!"

"Matthew had a fabulous time and is looking forward to next summer. Thank you for all you do!"

"What do I think ? Kids ~ Smiles ~ Help ~ Need ~ laughter ~ Sunshine ~ Ability ~ Hope ~ Compassion ~ Strength ~ Success"