Ernie Davis Community Center

and The Center of Excellence

Carrying on the proud tradition of the Neighborhood House, also known as “the Nabe”, the Ernie Davis Community Center provides after school cultural and recreational activities, academic tutoring, and educational assistance to area youth from the ages of 13-21. The Center also provides nutritious meals each day to support the mental and physical development of area youth. The Ernie Davis Community Center enriches the community and continues to carry on the legacy of the great Ernie Davis.

Academic Enrichment

Tutoring Services


Community Involvement

(including community service opportunities)


Activities Advisory Committee

Health & Fitness

Basketball (Boys and Girls)


Kid’s Café

Wii Game System

Open Gym for Adults (2 days/wk)

and more…

Arts & Culture

Dance & Step Teams

Cultural Exposes

Celebrate Diversity

Fashion Express Club  

College Preparedness

CFJP, Jr. Cooking Classes

...and much more!

Located at

350 East Fifth Street

Elmira, NY 14901

Open Monday -Friday

from 2:30 to 8:00 p.m.

See how you can help raise money for the EDCC just by bringing in the "box tops" of your favorite foods. 

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Center of Excellence

   (Formerly New Day)

Serving youth Pre-K through 6th grade, the Center of Excellence program operates out of the Diven and Riverside  Elementary Schools in Elmira from the time children get out of school until 6:00pm Monday through Friday.
This program is a licensed school aged child care program where children receive homework assistance, academic enhancement opportunities, prevention education, and cultural enrichment.  Recreation and a snack are also provided. Busing is available.