Programs A to Z

This is a list of all DHSP programs sorted alphabetically.

 

  • AccessLetter

    The AccessLetter is a bimonthly newsletter produced by the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities, part of the Department of Human Service Programs.

  • After-School Enrollment & Registration

    Afterschool enrollment & registration information

  • After-School Programs

    Our after-school program is designed to build children’s social skills and enhance their school-day learning.

  • Agenda for Children

    The Agenda for Children Out of School Time (OST) Initiative’s mission is to ensure the highest quality OST opportunities and experiences for all Cambridge children, youth and families.

  • Amigos-Cambridgeport Community School

    We provide out of school time programs, class/activities for children, families, adults and senior citizens.

  • Area IV Youth Center

    Area IV Youth Center offers a variety of programs for pre-teens, middle schoolers and teens.

  • Baby University

    Baby U is an innovative program designed for parents with children pre-natal to age 3.

  • Cambridge Biomedical Careers Program

    The Cambridge BioMed Program is a job training program for Cambridge residents interested in entry-level biotechnology positions.

  • Cambridge Employment Program

    The Cambridge Employment Program (CEP) provides free employment assistance to Cambridge residents.

  • Cambridge Prevention Coalition

    The Cambridge Prevention Coalition is an innovative community-based organization linking substance abuse prevention to a range of health promotion initiatives.

  • Cambridge Taxi Discount Coupon Program

  • Cambridge Works Program

    Cambridge Works is a transitional jobs program, designed to serve residents ages 18-35.

  • Cambridge Youth Council

    The Cambridge Youth Council (CYC) is the youth civic engagement component of the Cambridge Kid’s Council.

  • Camp Rainbow

    Camp Rainbow is a summer camp program for individuals ages 6 and older with special needs.

  • Center For Families

    The Center for Families offers families with children birth to age 8 parenting education and support programs held throughout the city.

  • Citywide Senior Center

    The Citywide Senior Center serves as a "one stop” multi-service center for seniors living in Cambridge and the surrounding area.

  • Commission for Persons with Disabilities

    The Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities works to reduce and eliminate the barriers that people with disabilities experience in our community.

  • Community Engagement Team

    The CET, a multi-agency collaborative, reaches out to underserved Cambridge families and connects them to community events and resources, develops community leaders, and supports agencies in working with a diverse community.

  • Community Learning Center

    The Community Learning Center helps adults improve their lives and increase their community participation through free educational programs and services.

  • Community Schools

    Community Schools provide a network of neighborhood based services offering educational, cultural, social and recreational opportunities for all age groups.

  • Community Schools Adult Activities

    Our Community Schools offer various activities and classes including exercises, arts and crafts, music and dancing, and nutrition for adults and seniors.

  • Elm Street Community School

    The Elm Street Community School is a community-based program that focuses on programs/activities and special community events for school-age children to active older adults.

  • Fall Youth Employment Program

    Participants work ten hours per week after school in City programs and offices for nine weeks, October-December, and attend weekly workshops designed to build 21st Century skills.

  • Fitzgerald Community School

    The Fitzgerald Neighborhood Council has provided quality programs to residents for a range of ages from preschool to seniors, for the past 40 years.

  • Fletcher Maynard After-School Program

    The Fletcher Maynard Pre K-3 After-School program strives to create a respectful and healthy learning community.

  • Fletcher Maynard Community School

    The Fletcher Maynard Community School offers programs that fulfill the needs of our neighborhood by providing affordable activities for children, adults, seniors, and families.

  • Frisoli Youth Center

    Frisoli Youth Center offers a variety of programs for pre-teens, middle schoolers and teens.

  • Fuel Assistance

    Serving both the cities of Cambridge and Somerville, the Fuel Assistance Program assists low-income households with winter heating costs incurred between November 1 and April 30.

  • Gately Youth Center

    Gately Youth Center offers a variety of programs for pre-teens, middle schoolers and teens.

  • Gold Star Pool

    The Gold Star Pool, located at the corner of Berkshire and Cambridge Streets, is the only city-owned outdoor pool.

  • Haggerty Community School

    The Haggerty Neighborhood Council has provided quality programs for children, adults and seniors for the past 40+years.

  • Haggerty Preschool

    Providing children 2.9yrs. to 5yrs. old and their families a quality, nurturing and educational preschool experience.

  • Harrington Community School

    The Harrington/Wellington Neighborhood Council and Community plans programs/activities for children, adults, senior citizens and families in the Harrington/Wellington Neighborhood and King Open Community.

  • Harvard Internship Program

    The program is a collaboration between OWD and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers.

  • How to Apply to the Fuel Assistance Program

    Explains the application procedures for the fuel assistance program.

  • Inclusion Initiative for Children

    The inclusion of children with disabilities is a priority of the City. We welcome individuals with disabilities who meet the basic eligibility requirements of the out-of-school time programs.

  • Kennedy Community School

    The Kennedy Community School is a community based program that focuses on programs/activities and special community events for school age children to active older adults.

  • Kennedy-Longfellow Preschool

    Provides children 2.9yrs. to 5yrs. old and their families a quality, nurturing and educational preschool experience.

  • Kids' Council

    The council is dedicated to developing policy recommendations and programs aimed at improving the quality of life for children, youth and families in the City of Cambridge.

  • King 2-5 After-School Program

    The King 2-5 After-School is a safe and welcoming environment in which children are encouraged to learn through exploration.

  • King Open Extended Day

    The King Open Extended Day Program is designed to link the school-day and after-school experiences for children and families enrolled in the King Open School.

  • King Open Preschool

    Providing children 2.9yrs. to 5yrs. old and their families a quality, nurturing and educational preschool experience.

  • Leagues

    Listing of League information for Youth, Adults, and Families.

  • Linnaean Street Community School

    The Linnaean Street Community School is a community-based program that focuses on programs/activities and special community events for school-age children to active older adults.

  • Longfellow Community School

    The Longfellow Neighborhood Council meets on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss activities for children and adults in the Community School and events held in the neighborhood parks during the summer.

  • Martin Luther King Jr Preschool

    Providing children 2.9yrs. to 5yrs. old and their families a quality, nurturing and educational preschool experience.

  • MassHealth Transportation Program

  • Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP)

    The goal of MSYEP is to serve as a young person's first job experience and exposure to the world of work. The program serves mostly 14 and 15 year olds, with fewer placements for 16 to 18 year olds.

  • MBTA System-Wide Accessibility

  • MBTA The Ride (ADA Paratransit Program)

  • MBTA Transportation Access Pass

  • Middle School Activities Club

    The Middle School Activities Club is an exciting new program for middle school youth. The Club is sponsored by the Cambridge Youth Programs.

  • MLK Jr Community School

    The M.L King Jr. Neighborhood Council's goal is to provide innovative programming that responds to the needs of the community.

  • MLKing K-2 After-School Program

    Our program strives to build a community of children who are respectful, creative and have a deep sense of belonging.

  • Moore Youth Center

    The Moore Youth Center is the only facility in Cambridge that is "All teens, all the time.”

  • Morse 2-5 After-School Program

    The Morse 2-5 After-School program uses the Project-Based Learning curriculum.

  • Morse Community School

    The Community School Program is open to all participants of the Morse School and the surrounding neighborhood.

  • Morse K-2 After-School Program

    The Morse K-2 After-School Program strives to create a comfortable and safe environment where each child’s learning is supported.

  • Morse Preschool

    Providing children 2.9yrs. to 5yrs. old and their families a quality, nurturing and educational preschool experience.

  • MSC Programs

    MSC Programs

  • Multi-Service Center for the Homeless

    The Cambridge Multi-Service Center (MSC) addresses the needs of homeless and near-homeless individuals and families living in our community.

  • Neighborhood Service Project (NSP)

    The NSP is a twelve week, paid community-based service-learning program that introduces young people, age 14 and 15, to the world of work by engaging them in the development of a project that impacts their neighborhood.

  • North Cambridge Senior Center

    The North Cambridge Senior Center offers seniors an exciting schedule of social and recreational activities.

  • Other Fuel Assistance Programs

    Other Programs, services and referrals the fuel assistance program can help participants with.

  • Peabody 2-5 After-School Program

    The Peabody 2-5 after-school takes pride in creating a safe environment for students to express themselves freely and openly.

  • Peabody K-2 After-School Program

    The Peabody K-2 Afterschool exists in order to provide children in grades K-2 a safe, nurturing, educational atmosphere that fosters self-confidence and social growth.

  • Peabody Preschool

    Providing children 2.9yrs. to 5yrs. old and their families a quality, nurturing and educational preschool experience.

  • Personal and Career Exploration Program (PACE)

    This eight week training is designed to help students 16+ learn about different careers while assisting them in resume writing and job interviewing skills.

  • Planning and Development

    Planning and Development works to expand and improve services for homeless and low income families and individuals in Cambridge.

  • Preschool Enrollment & Financial Assistance

    Explains the enrollment and financial assistance for preschools run by the City of Cambridge.

  • Preschool Programs

    An overview of the preschool programs run by the City of Cambridge.

  • Programs

    This page explains all of the programs that are provided by the Cambridge Program

  • Russell Youth Community Center

    Russell Youth & Community Center offers a variety of programs for pre-teens, middle schoolers and teens as well as serving a community center.

  • SCM Community Transportation/Door2Door

  • Senior Centers & Council on Aging

    The Council on Aging (COA) works to promote and safeguard the health and independence of Cambridge seniors over the age of 60.

  • Special Olympics

    This page explains the Special Olympics

  • Summer Athletic Programs

    Tomorrows Stars operates their sports camps at fields across Cambridge over the summer.

  • Summer Camps and Programs

    Our summer camp programs, offered at various Community Schools and Youth Centers, provide children with new social opportunities, creative projects, educational and recreational field trips and sporting activities in a safe, nurturing environment.

  • Summer Food Program

    The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps ensure that children in low-income areas continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer, when schools are closed, by providing up to two free meals per day for children 18 years old and younger.

  • Summer Jobs Campaign

    The Campaign is an effort to recruit businesses to hire older teens, 16 to 18 years old, for summer jobs.

  • The Cambridge Program

    The Cambridge Program is a recreational program that caters to individuals with special needs in the Cambridge area.

  • The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Golf Course

    The Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr./Fresh Pond Golf Course is an environmentally sensitive and challenging nine hole golf course – operating from early spring through early December.

  • Tobin Community School

    The Tobin Neighborhood Council & Community School offers year round activities for all age groups.

  • War Memorial Recreation Center

    The War Memorial Recreation Center provides residents access to a state of the art, fully accessible, and climate controlled facility.

  • What's Cooking

    Cambridge Citywide Senior Center is teaching and demonstrating cooking dishes for seniors.

  • Wheelchair-Accessible Taxicab Program

    Accessible Cambridge Taxi (ACT) serves the public 24 hours a day.

  • Youth Center Programs

    Youth Center Programs overview and information.

  • Youth Employment

    The Office of Workforce Development (OWD) serves as a coordinating entity for many youth serving programs in Cambridge.