The Carlisle Freedom Center, founded in 2017, offers the following programs at:

  • Whiz Kidz on Tuesdays from 3:30-6:30pm at Community United Presbyterian Church in Hartford (315 N Vine St, Hartford)
  • Whiz Kidz on Thursdays from 3:30-5:50pm at 305 Market Street, Carlisle, IA

For more information, please contact our site director, Bob Short, at

“I retired in 2015 with the intentions of volunteering in the community, and the Holy Spirit guided me to Freedom for Youth. Here I have been able to use my spiritual and non-spiritual gifts. Freedom for Youth is an answer to MY prayers.” - Bill, Volunteer