We’re thrilled to serve this neighborhood even during a pandemic. There are procedures and equipment in place to help make buildings and programs safe places to heal, love, and learn.

Tutors Needed

Mon – Thur  4:15pm – 5:45pm

Our Mission

Parker Street Ministries is committed to Gospel-centered community development beginning in Lakeland’s Parker Street neighborhood. We seek to join God’s transformation of our neighborhood through living and working in the neighborhood, through proven programs, and through leading others in this good work. Please join us!

The Neighborhood By The Numbers

720

Hours

of Academic Enrichment offered each child per year

19,000

Healthy Snacks/Meals

served in 2020

33

High School Students

completed financial course and opened bank accounts

61

Residents

volunteering in programs

Latest News

Learning can be Fun

Learning can be Fun

Learning can be fun! Kids engaged with learning and they do it every day here in the Academic Enrichment Program.

Call for a Tour

Call for a Tour

Did you know that 90% who tour the after-school program return to volunteer? Contact Hannah Scruggs at volunteer@psmlakeland.org or call 863.682.4544. You can also fill out our volunteer interest form!  

A beautiful day in this neighborhood

A beautiful day in this neighborhood

“It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor, Could you be mine? Would you be mine?" Valentine's Day became the perfect opportunity to showcase artwork form our AEP kids accompanied by words form Mr. Rogers. Kids had spent the week...

Upcoming Events

  • Academic Enrichment Program

    April 20, 2021  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA

    Call for openings/volunteer opportunities! 863.682.4544 Serves K-12th children living within the Parker Street neighborhood as defined by Memorial Boulevard to the In Town bypass and South Florida Ave to Ingraham Ave.

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  • Volunteer - Academic Enrichment Program

    April 20, 2021  4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
    Parker Street Ministries, 719 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA

    Tutor our neighborhood kids by helping them with their homework, reading, and/or math. To sign up to volunteer, contact Hannah Scruggs by emailing volunteer@psmlakeland.org or by calling (863) 682-4544.

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