Chelsea Public Schools - Bridge to Success

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Community Partners

Chelsea Collaborative
300 Broadway, Chelsea
(617) 889-6080

Serving: All

Empowering people, Building our community. That is our commitment. Everyday for over 20 years, the Chelsea Collaborative has been making a difference in our community and in people's lives. From our Green Space initiatives to our fight to protect immigrant rights, we reach a broad base of diverse residents facing multiple issues of inequality, oppression, and injustice. Through all of our projects, Chelsea residents have a voice. For more information, visit us at chelseacollab.org.

Chelsea Collaborative: Chelsea United in Defense of Education (CUDE)
300 Broadway, Chelsea
(617) 889-6080

We are a group of Chelsea parents who work together to improve the education of our children in the school system.

Our mission is to have school system that is efficient and dynamic and complemented by active parent involvement creating a respectful environment with mutual respect among educators, parents and the community at large

Areas of Work:

  • Advocate by organizing and orienting parents and students about their rights and the responsibilities
  • Connect between parents and the school administration
  • Identify the student need in the school system
  • Support parents by providing resources to help parents with a variety of concerns and problems that affect their child's education

Centro Latino

Centro Latino, Inc. is a multi-service, community-based, human- services organization, which was founded in 1989 "to improve the quality of life and promote the self determination of Latinos and immigrants in Eastern Massachusetts." In 2009, Centro Latino merged with Concilio Hispano in Cambridge to create one of the largest Latino-directed social service agencies in MA. Today, the agency serves over 8,000 people each year through its direct service education and health programs, as well as through outreach, information, referrals, and community events. For more information, visit us at centrolatino.org.

FUEL

Families United in Educational Leadership (FUEL) works with low- income families in Boston, Chelsea, and Lynn to realize their dreams of a higher education and break the cycle of poverty. Our unique tools - including a matched savings program - help high school students and their families put college within reach. Our Mission is to provide incentives to galvanize the ambition of low income families for their children's higher education. For more information, visit us at www.fuelaccounts.org.

Intergenerational Literacy Program
99 Hawthorne Street, Chelsea (Early Learning Center)
617-466-5154

Serving: All

The ILP began offering literacy instruction to parents in 1989. The program seeks to accomplish the general goal of supporting families in working with their children, both to attain the instructional objectives of the schools and to reinforce positive attitudes toward education. To accomplish the larger goal, two sub-goals and objectives have been outlined: to improve the literacy skills of participating adults and to improve literacy knowledge among pre-school and school-aged children. Open to all adults, our classes include literacy instruction, ESOL, and GED in Spanish. We offer child care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in the morning and for all children in the evening.

Jordan Boys & Girls Club
30 Willow Street, Chelsea
(617) 884-9435

Serving: All

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to help young people, especially those who need us most, build strong character and realize their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders.

We do this by providing:

  • a safe haven filled with hope and opportunity
  • ongoing relationships with caring adults
  • life-enhancing programs

Our approach focuses on six core initiatives: Arts; Education; Leadership; Life Skills; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; and Technology. During the summer, many of our Clubs run summer camp programs for children and leadership programs for teens.

  • Keystone Club: A small group leadership program and service club for youth ages 14-18.
  • College Club: Helps teens through the entire college application process
  • Test Preparation: Provides tutoring for the MCAS, SAT and ACT as well as in math, science, English, history and computer technology
  • Cyber Summit: A two-day experience that exposes members to different technologies through hands-on workshops, team building opportunities and technology challenges.
  • Summer Camp: An extension of school-year programming, serving youth ages 6-18
  • Camp Harbor View: A summer day camp created by the Camp Harbor View Foundation, Inc. located on Long Island in Boston Harbor
  • Summer Employment: Offers teens opportunities to learn new skills and to demonstrate leadership and responsibility
  • Young Leaders Program: Enables young people who are 13 or 14 years old the chance to be a junior camp counselor for the summer at one of our Clubs.

The Salvation Army Kids' Club of Chelsea
258 Chestnut Street, Chelsea
Contact: (617) 884-3836 or

Serving children in Kindergarten through age 13.

The Salvation Army Kids' Club is open daily from 2:00pm-5:30pm when school is in session. Hours are extended during school holidays and summer breaks, with care being offered from 8:00am-5:30pm. Kids' Club offers unique and enriching learning opportunities in a safe and friendly atmosphere. Children are encouraged to express themselves in art, science, music and play. A variety of activities and a lively staff ensures that the children that attend Kids' Club will never get bored! We accept voucher from Child Care Choices of Boston, and we may have income based subsidy available.

The Salvation Army Kids' Club is licensed by The Department of Early Education and Care.

District News

CPS Public Notices
5/4: Chelsea School Committee meets Thurs. May 4.
Employment Opportunities New Clark Avenue Project

Superintendent's Update 4/28
See what's happening at Chelsea Public Schools in the Superintendent's Update for April 28.

CHS NEASC Accreditation
I want to congratulate Chelsea High School on being awarded continued accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). [More]

Important Message from Superintendent Bourque
Please see an important message from Dr. Bourque concerning the health and safety of our students. [More]

Camp Rotary Opportunity!
Would you like to attend a week of overnight summer camp at NO CHARGE? [More]

See more in our news archive