Peter Paul Development Center (PPDC) is an outreach and community center serving Church Hill and neighboring communities in Richmond’s East End. Founded in 1979, it is the oldest community-based agency continually serving Church Hill children and families. PPDC gives children a safe, consistent, structured, and loving environment in which to thrive, where staff and volunteers establish long-term relationships of trust and support for the children and their families. In addition to Youth Programs, PPDCs Community Programs are an integral part of life in Richmond’s East End.
Peter Paul Development Center (PPDC) is the oldest continually operating community center in Richmond’s East End. Located in the heart of the community, we are compelled to do all that we can to serve our neighbors – especially the children. The neighborhood, Richmond’s East End, is characterized by the highest concentration of poverty in the city. Other statistics include:
Sources: Richmond Redevelopment & Housing Authority, 2006-2010 American Community Survey