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Justin arrives in his wheelchair to begin a new day


Welcome to Frankie's World!

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Frankie's World is the area's only non-profit medical day care center for children with special healthcare needs. We welcome children ages birth through 12 who need skilled nursing care for medical reasons.

Named for a special girl in Philadelphia who touched many lives, Frankie's World is an exciting place, where kids can be kids! We have a large play area, and we are staffed by special needs educators and experienced pediatric nurses. There is no charge to parents – costs are completely covered through medical insurance and donations. Please contact us for more information or to arrange a tour!

News From Frankie's World

SAVE THE DATE: Visit our free outdoor booth at Rittenhouse Square on May 4-5 to purchase your Mother's Day flowers and pots hand-decorated by our children - and help raise funds for a playground at Frankie's World. Click here for more details.

WALNUT ST. THEATRE VISITS FRANKIE'S WORLD: The touring production of Berenstain Bears Hospital Friends came to Frankie's World in January - click here to see photos!

NEWSLETTER: Download out Winter 2016 Newsletter, and don't forget to sign up to receive the next one by email.

FACEBOOK: Visit Frankie's World on Facebook, and let us know what you think!