Do you work with a homeless family in Boston looking for education or employment resources? The Collaborative Shelter Referral Program (CSR) connects homeless families to adult education, higher education services, ESOL, workforce trainings, and employment through case management and referral services. Project Hope, in partnership with shelters and programs across Boston, meets with families to develop and track individualized training plans to place homeless families on the pathway out of poverty.
To refer a homeless family, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the client’s name, address, contact information, and area of interest (education, training, etc.).
Adult Educational Services offers a basic adult education to more than 80 low-income women a year. It combines full time, intensive academics with creative programming to foster each woman's empowerment and self-development in mind, body, and spirit. Basic literacy, GED preparation, career advising, transition to college support, case management, leadership development, and English for Speakers of Other Languages are among the program’s offerings. Since its foundation, the program has provided quality adult education for homeless/formerly homeless and low-income women whose average educational level is 6th grade.
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For information about AES, please contact our info line at 617-442-1880 x262.
For more information or to enroll your child in our program contact Arlene Ramos at 617-442-1880 x215.
The Family Child Care Business Enterprise is an innovative venture that oversees a network of 20+ home-based family day care businesses. Licensed providers are assisted with their professional development and business success. Women gifted in caring for children gain the skills and support to run their own businesses. Ongoing college-level child development coursework, internships, and business support is offered throughout the year.
For more information on joining our network as a provider or to enroll your child in our program contact Arlene Ramos at 617-442-1880 x215.
If you need more information about how to access emergency shelter in Massachusetts call the Washington Street branch of the Department of Housing & Community Development DHCD at 617-989-6100.
For specific questions contact Nancy Sullivan, the Director of Housing, at x221. For general information call the housing information line at 617-442-1880 x261.
1) job readiness training
2) access to career ladder job opportunities, and
3) ongoing case management support for a full year after job placement
To register for an upcoming open house, click here. For questions about open houses, please visit our frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions, please call 617-442-1880 ext. 218 to leave a message. A staff member will return your call.