Nestled in the heart of Adams Morgan, Jubilee JumpStart offers affordable, high-quality early childhood education to young children (ages 0 – 5) primarily from low-income households. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., this dual-language program works to ensure that all of its students, regardless of socio-economic background, are prepared for success in kindergarten and beyond. Through a partnership with the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, analysts offer pro-bono mental health support, helping teachers and parents address each child’s emotional or developmental needs. A comprehensive family engagement program includes an intensive 12-week parenting course alongside weekly coffee hours and social gatherings. And for struggling families, Jubilee Jumpstart serves as an invaluable resource for legal needs, housing assistance, referrals to domestic violence programs, and other social services. Supporting children and their families together means ending poverty two generations at a time.
Headquarters: DC-Ward 1
Where They Operate: DC-Ward 1; Adams Morgan, with some participant families living in the surrounding Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant neighborhoods.
Age Groups Served: Infants (0-2); Pre-K (3-4)
Ethnic Groups Served: African American; Caucasian; Latino/Hispanic
Population(s) Served: All; Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members
Awards & Recognition
We are one of three AbecedaCreative Curriculum model centers in North America - honor effective August 2009.
We earned NAEYC accreditation in March 2014.
- Centro necesita el apoyo de comunidad
Fri Oct 22 2010, Washington Hispanic
A remodeled basement serves as a refuge for 50 children in an exemplary program. Jubilee JumpStart, located in Adams Morgan (translation)
- $3 million or higher
- The current budget for Jubilee JumpStart is: $1 million to $3 million
- $500k to $1 million
- Less than $500k
Catalogue charities range in size from $100,000 to
About Spur Local
Each year 150+ community advocates review applicants on the basis of governance, equity, and impact. Each featured nonprofit has been successfully site visited and its financials given the thumbs up. Spur Local charges no fees and raises funds separately to support its work. Since 2003, it has raised over $57 million for nonprofits across the Greater Washington region.
Spur Local looks to friends like you to keep our services independent and entirely free of charge. Consider a small contribution to Spur Local to cap off your gift and help the causes you care about get the full support they deserve!