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AME Bethel Ministries


Children's After School Program:

The Prince Hall Computer Learning Center provides a low cost after school program to the children of the Western Addition. We believe that children learn best when they are cared for by nurturing staff that understands  children learn  through play . We provide tutoring and homework help Monday thru Friday and also visit each of our students classrooms several times a year.


We attend Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings to support the parents and the youths overall educational goals. The school visits also allow us to expand on the awareness of the social and educational system and enhance their overall educational goals. We also have enrichment classes that include dance, art, swimming, tennis and cooking.





Teen Program

The Prince Hall Learning Center offers a teen program, Teens are allowed to come three evenings a week and receive homework help and computer access. We closely monitor their grades and try to help them get into programs like Making Waves and Upward Bound.





Making Waves

Helps student attend independent school and helps provide them with additional course work, tutoring, afterschool and on Saturdays,  and during the summer. They work with the children from middle school through high school age, and into college. making-waves.or




Upward Bound

Is a program that is hosted at USF campus. Its’ goal is to  prepare bright students who are from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds by supplying them with supportive services in English, Math and Science, with the goal of each student getting into college.





Youth Summer Camp:

Every summer we provide an 8 week youth program. It cost $250 per child.  This program is  for children ages 5-14. The camp includes academics and enrichment activities. We collaborate directly with Mo’Magic, Magic Zone, USF, Booker T. Washington Community Center, Up on Top, Thrive House, African American Art and Culture Complex, Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP), Red Rose Culinary, Brothers For Change, Park and Recreation, YMCA, Sacred Heart Convent, Village Project, and many other youth and family services to assist and empower the families  of  the Western Addition Community. 




Summer Reading Program


Through  the Mo Magic and USF  Teacher’s  Program, a wonderful partnership has been formed to allow the children in our program to receive extra reading assistance for 6 weeks during the summer. It helps with reduction in summer reading comprehension loss.











Public Notice for Elementary, and Middle After School Proposal



​Prince Hall Learning Center (A Component of Allen Development Corporation (CDC) After School Program is applying for a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant from the California Department of Education to provide an after school program at 2 Low Income Housing Sites. The Prince Hall Learning program offers daily after school activities and we are planning to use this grant to provide programs and services at the Prince Hall and Thomas Paine Housing Complex.  The program will provide academic support, enrichment activities. Students and parents may learn more about the proposed grant and our existing after school programs by contacting Prince Hall learning at (415) 922-3347 or looking online at or 21st Century Community Learning Centers.


There will be an informational meeting on December 8, 2013 at 3:30-4:30 at Bethel AME Church (916 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA) to learn more about this opportunity.

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