About Us

Welcome to “THE AFTER SCHOOL CENTER” & “HERE WE GROW” Ages 5 – 13 Celebrating our 18th Year serving the West Valley.

Conveniently located at the corner of Platt @ Victory with our 1/2 acre park like location. You will find us behind the Platt Library & next door to the Carl’s Jr. Restaurant.

We offer Extended Before & After School Care & Shuttle Services to: Most Woodland Hills, West Hills, Canoga Park & Calabasas Schools, Churches, Temples, & Activities.

What sets us apart is our 20 years of experience.  The same director/ owner Michelle Kaufman has been responsible & committed to all areas of the quality care you expect for your family. The staff is trained by me to provide excellent homework assistance.  I seek out education professionals & positive role models, with excellent grades & attitudes. Our goal is for your child’s work to go home understood, done, neat & correct. Tutoring is available. There may be a little less time to play, but that means more time for you to enjoy at home.

Great days at the After School Center always include healthy snacks. Enjoying plenty of fresh air in our 1/2 acre park like location. Plenty of indoor & outdoor activities, & Pets!  Friday is always “No Homework Reward Day” with a trip to the many local parks, The Calabasas Swim & Tennis Center or of course McDonalds Play Land.

Open most school closings with “Trip Days”, that include snacks, & outings each day! Your child will enjoy every holiday with fun & wonderful trips such as the Aquarium, Zoo, Roller or Ice Skating, Movies, Beaches, Amusement Parks, Swimming, Snow, to mention a few.

Winter, Spring & Summer Camp is PACKED with trips Every Single Day!  Our “Travel Camps” include 80 trips for the price of what you may pay for camp at the park with only 1 trip per week. Space is limited & we fill up fast! Get our Camp schedules by email  theafterschoolcenter@gmail.com.

Our 15 passenger Youth Bus is CHP licensed &  inspected annually, 12 hours of retraining is met each year.  Commercially insured, this is the ONLY  legal van transportation in it’s class allowed by law.

Call now to discuss  Daily, Weekly, Monthly Rates. Before Care, After Care, Full Time, Part Time, Vacation Time, Shuttle Services, Emergency Services, CCRC, DCFS & others. You will find us to be affordably reasonable.

Please take a look at or Community Outreach Service “TheTreasureBox.org” where we welcome you to reduce your monthly grocery expenses with about $65 – $100. worth of brand name quality foods, you will recognize, for $33. There is no qualifying, nothing to enroll in, buy when ever you want, pick up once a month from our location or any other. Our way of helping you make ends meet with healthy meals you will be proud to serve your family.

The After School Center Gives Back

We are proud sponsors of: PTSA, The American Red Cross, St. Joseph’s Lakota Indian School, Green Peace, Heifer International, National Wildlife Federation, World Wildlife Fund, Wildlife Land Trust, African Wildlife Foundation, Rain Forest Alliance, Heal the Bay, Ocean Coservancy, Siera Club, PETA, SPCA & The Olympics.

Awarded by the City Of Los Angeles with A Certificate of Appreciation In recognition for our Professionalism & Dedication To Children & Their Families

Michelle Kaufman
6268 Platt Ave. Woodland Hills, Ca. 91367
818 999-3525 (Land Line- does not receive texts)