Access Chester

The Journey Begins

ACCESS is a community center for the people of Chester. ACCESS provides a safe environment to gather for learning, recreation, and celebration.


ACCESS’s vision promotes quality of life and meeting the needs of our community


We offer programs and activities which enrich the lives of children, young adults, seniors and families in the Chester Community


Creating and encouraging partnerships with other community and non-profit organizations 

Offering educational, social and recreational experiences for all residents regardless of ethnicity, economic status or gender with a focus on connecting and empowering the community



Academic Clubs

After School Programs

Art Therapy

Music Lessons

Field Trips

Grief / Violence Counseling

Chess Club

College Applicaiton SUpport


Financial Planning

Computer Classes

Parenting Classes

Job Search Services

Health Screening

Grant / Financial Aid


Food Pantry

Civic Leaders Presentations

Family/Church Celebrations

Health Fairs

Daily Mails

LGBT Service

Immigration Support

Showers, Washers and Dryers

Please Donate

Book a Help us Make this wonderful community center a reality.

Mail Donations


Attn:  Sister Cathy McGowan

1902 Providence Avenue

Chester, PA 19013

Full Name: A Community Center Established by the Surgent Family for Society

EIN: 84-3503006

Credit Card Donations

Credit Card donations are accepted through PayPal

Amazon Smile

Support can come through Amazon Smile.  ACCESS is identified on Amazon Smile as “A Community Center Established by the Surgent Family for Society” and is located in Devon

A Community Center Established by the Surgent Family for Society

Press Releases

Chester welcomes new community center at long-closed Pulaski Middle School – Delco Times