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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 Fall!
Welcome back Boston College students and a special welcome to the class of 2019! We are currently accepting applications for our programs for the fall.  If you are a Boston College student (undergrad or grad) and are interested in volunteering with us, please check out our programs listed under volunteer opportunities, you will then be led to the applications.  


Looking for a Tutor for your Child? 
If you are looking for a tutor for your school aged child for the fall, please click here to fill out the BCNC Tutor Request Form.  Please note: Tutoring happens on the Boston College campus and will start in mid to late September. 


Free SAT Prep!
The Let's Get Ready Program is partnering with Boston College to provide free SAT prep, college application assistance and financial aid overview for Allston Brighton residents.  Program will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays from 3-6pm at Brighton High School starting on October 1st.  For more information and/or to apply visit the LGR website.


Free Conversation English Classes
Our fall cllasses are here!  For advanced beginner and intermediate levelsNo registration necessary, just drop in!

Day/Time Class Length


October 5 -
December 7
October 6 -
December 8


Allston Brighton/Boston College Community Fund
The Fall 2015 cycle dates have been announced. Both the $3,000 Project Grant and the $25,000 Beautification Grant applications will be made available on Friday, October 9th and both applications will be due on Friday, November 13th no later than 5:00pm. 


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