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 3:30-6:00pm at 305 Market Street, Carlisle, IA

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

The advisory board members for the Carlisle/Hartford Freedom Center are:

  • Stacy Dunn
  • Cindy Hendrickson
  • Dennis Jern
  • Brenda Miller

“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