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Boston College Neighborhood Center


Welcome to the Boston College Neighborhood Center!

On our web pages, the Neighborhood Center's Programs and Resources are described. We encourage all students (graduate and undergraduate), staff, faculty, and community residents to volunteer with us and/or utilize our services. Please feel free to contact us about any of our programs. We look forward to working with you.

About Us
Meet the staff of the Neighborhood Center and find out what we are about and where we are located.

Looking to volunteer?
If you have two spare hours a week or a few hours a month you can easily make a difference in someone's life, as well as expand your learning experience beyond the Boston College campus. Participate in one of our programs. Become a Neighborhood Volunteer.

Need volunteers or requesting a service?
Perhaps you are a community resident or agency looking for services. Whether you are a parent or teacher looking for a tutor for your child or students, or you are an agency looking for some additional help with your service project, or you are newly arrived to the Allston-Brighton community and are interested in learning English; you have come to the right place--we can help!


BCNC Program Updates
for Allston Brighton & Boston College Communities

Happy (Almost) Fall!
Well, the calendar still says its summer but school is starting!  Welcome Back Students! If you are a Boston College student looking for volunteer opportunities, please be sure to visit our Volunteer Opportunities page to see all that we have to offer! 

BCNC Program Highlight: If you have federal work study (FWS) eligibility and would like to work with children in a school setting, please be sure to check out our BLPP Program!  


Looking for a Tutor for your Child for the Fall? 
If you are looking for a tutor for your child who either lives in and/or attends school in Allston Brighton, please fill out a Tutor Request Form. Tutoring will start in the fall.


Free Conversation English Classes
English Classes have suspended for the summner. Please check back with us in the fall or click here to be added to our list serve for notification of the fall class schedule.


Boston College Neighborhood Improvement Fund (NIF)
2016 Grant Cycle Application Information and Guidelines are now available.

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, August 26, 2016, no later than 5:00 p.m.

Please direct nquiries to: Anabela Gomes at

For more information about the $450,000 distributed during the 2015 cycle, please click here to see a list of award recipients.  


Allston Brighton/Boston College Community Fund
Congratulations to the recipients of the AB/BC Community Fund Spring 2016 Cycle!  A total of $35,950 was distributed among thirteen organizations The next cycle for the $3,000 Project Grant will be Fall 2016. Click here for a list of the award recipients.


Employment Opportunities at Boston College
To see job listings at Boston College and to learn about the application process for employment, click here.