The Home for Little Wanderers Brings Free Foster Care Information Sessions to Dorchester

The Home for Little Wanderers is bringing free foster care information sessions to Dorchester. There are children of all ages from your community who need someone to provide a safe, stable and nurturing home until they can return to their families. If you have you have ever considered becoming a foster parent, the summer is the perfect time to learn more.  Read more

857-217-3769 or
Lucy Collins

Interested in working with Dorchester high school students? Passionate about writing? Volunteer with WriteBoston!

WriteBoston currently needs writing tutors to volunteer for 2-4 hours per week on Tuesdays and Wednesday at Boston International High School. Boston International serves students with limited English skills who are recent immigrants from all over the world. This is a wonderful opportunity for volunteers who are passionate about writing to help students in the Dorchester community who are English language learners.
Allison Fisher

Dorchester YMCA Fall Programs

It's time to get healthy. Visit the Dorchester YMCA for special membership offers as well as programs for families and youth. Visit us on the web at Call 617.436.7750, or just come visit the branch at 776 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124. Free parking, directly on bus Rt #26 and a short walk from the Ashmont T.

Dorchester YMCA

Dorchester Youth Council

Social Capital Inc. (SCI), an organization whose mission is to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives, needs you! Youth are a powerful force of change and we are recruiting and training teens to connect with and engage citizens through community service learning projects. We are looking for youth aged twelve to eighteen to become positive agents of change within their own community and the surrounding areas.  Read more

email:, phone: 617-740-2580
Keith Pernell

Free Girls' LEAP Self-Defense Program

Free Opportunity for Girls ages 12-18
Girls’ LEAP Self-Defense Program

Physical Self-Defense Training partnered with Reflective activities around topics of Conflict Resolution and De-escalation, setting boundaries, and other topics

Date: Mondays 10/26-12/14
Time: 6-8 pm

Girls ages 12-18

Cost?: FREE!

The program is free for participants, but we do ask that girls commit to all sessions. This program starts next week. We can take girls on the second session if necessary.

Tracey Westgate