The Work Force School High School Program
We are a comprehensive after-school educational enrichment and work-readiness program for low-income teens in Cambridge public housing.
Thu, September 22 2022 – Thursday, May 25
Youth High School Program meets September 22nd - May 25th from 3:00-6:30PM. Programming does not take place on school holidays and vacation days.
Ages: 13 to Young Adult.
Grades 8th grade through 12th grade.
Priority for all programs is always given to students who also live in Cambridge Public Housing.
We serve students in 8th grade through graduation and up to age 21. Students should enroll in 8th grade, though we sometimes have room for them to start in 9th or 10th grade.
Senior Teacher Counselor at Windsor Street
- Sign-up is ongoing
Registration runs August 18 - September 30. If spots are still open at specific sites, we can sometimes take on new students through early November.
Please complete the online application. Once completed you will get a call for a meeting/interview from your teacher-counselor. If you would like more information or assistance, or a paper copy, please contact your teacher-counselor (see link below):
- Application for new participants.
- Application for returning participants - please contact your teacher-counselor for the correct link.
- In-person only.
119 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
308 Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
14 Roosevelt Towers
Cambridge, MA 02141
459 Broadway Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
High School Programs are at Jefferson Park, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Roosevelt Towers, and Windsor Community Center.
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The High School Youth Program includes: Paid workshops, paid internships, college trips, Matched College Savings program, and college scholarships.
Holistic in design, the program provides participants with sustained networks of learning and support over a critical five-year span: from the eighth grade through high school graduation. We provide each teen with case management, academic support, post secondary advising, matched college savings accounts, and exploratory employment opportunities.