El Puente Learning Center

El Puente Learning Center
St. Mary’s Center
Hispanic Catholic Ministry Office
310 Allen St.
Dayton, OH 45410
Tel.: (937) 258-1309


Mission Statement:

To serve as a bridge and connection point for Latino students and family members to academic success, well-being, and increased integration into the Dayton community.

Description of Services:

The program is a combined effort of many partners of local high schools, colleges, universities and numerous volunteers. The center is located at the former St. Marys’ School on Xenia Avenue, Dayton, Ohio, which is equipped with a computer lab provided by LULAC. The after-school tutoring program runs from 3:00-5:30pm Monday-Friday. If you would like to join us in our mission, please contact us at elpuentedayton310@gmail.com or visit us at our website for more details on the variety of ways you can volunteer as a tutor, mentor, or other possibilities.

OLANet Admin Contact
First Name: Hanna
Last Name: Whalen
Title: Director
Phone: (937) 258-1309

Organization Director/President/CEO: 
First Name: Tony
Last Name: Ortiz
Title: Board of Trustees
Phone:(937) 607-7430
E-mail: tony.ortiz@wright.edu