• Meet: Matt

    Matt S. has been part of the John Paul II Center program since he was five years old.  Today – nearly 31 years later – he continues to reach milestones and gain life skills designed to promote his confidence and become more independent. Through the JPII adult program’s person-centered care...

  • Namaste From JPII

    Nate Berkus once said “You will enrich your life immeasurably if you approach it with a sense of wonder and discovery, and always challenge yourself to try new things.” With that in mind, we recently started exploring the world of Yoga. Headed up by our Behavioral Specialist, Sarah Harris explains...

  • Do It LOCAL | Help JPII

    Have you joined the “do it LOCAL” movement yet? “do it LOCAL” is a mobile app that offers exclusive deals at over 110 favorite locally owned establishments throughout Berks County!  For a list of current businesses, click here. “do it LOCAL” memberships are only $25 for a year of awesome...

  • Winter Newsletter | 2018

    Our Winter Newsletter has just been mailed out and should be arriving in mailboxes shortly. For those that may not receive a physical copy, rest assured because you can read it right here! If you’re here looking for answers to the newsletter’s crossword and word search puzzles, you can find...

  • Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

    Each year, starting the last Sunday in January, John Paul II Center takes a week to celebrate one of the many aspects that makes our school unique and that is our Catholic identity. This year, Catholic Schools Week (CSW) means even more to us than usual as we celebrate 35...

  • The 2017 Christmas Program

    Please enjoy our 2017 Christmas Program! 

  • #GIVINGJPTUESDAY

    #GIVINGTUESDAY This year, on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, we will be taking part in the #GivingTuesday movement, but in a way that is unique to John Paul II Center. While #GIVINGJPTUESDAY is just one day, you can help us throughout the year by setting up a monthly recurring donation. By...

  • Getting to Know: Melissah Jablonski

    It’s been 35 years since we first opened our doors at John Paul II Center and in that time, we’ve worked together with our community to help support our students and adults. Continuing on with that tradition, we would like to introduce Melissah Jablonski as our new Director of Advancement....

  • Getting to Know: Brynn Haas

    Mrs. Berkhammer has once again taken to the field to get the scoop on our newest teacher, Brynn Haas, who is in charge of our new Intermediate II/Life Skills classroom. Mrs. Berkhammer: Brynn, first off welcome to JPII! Could you give us a little background on your teaching experience? Ms....

  • Hurricane Relief Kits

    Lending A Helping Hand At JPII, we love helping out in whatever way we can, big or small. With so many people in Texas and Florida being affected by the recent hurricanes, we were invited by Reformation Lutheran Church to fill some five gallon buckets with some much-needed supplies so...