The Children’s Center
Published 10:09 am Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Name of person featured: Patricia Ellsworth
Address: 700 Campbell Ave.
Phone number of business: 562-6806
Operating hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Nature of Business: Early intervention services, pediatric therapy, child care and early Head Start
Year Founded: 1983
Number of employees: 135
How’s business going: Business is going great. The Children’s Center recently completed an Early Head Start expansion project at the Texie Camp Marks Center in Franklin. The center is in the middle of a building project at the Suffolk Children’s Center to create more space for the Early Head Start program
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: Early education is very important to children. From birth to three years are the most important years of learning.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: We offer early intervention to families.
Your first job: A supermarket cashier
Your role model (in business or in life generally) and why: My mother, because through all life’s trials she put God first and encouraged the children to do the same.
The key to a successful business is: To know your clients and to serve them to the best of your ability.