Homewood Children's Village - Bridge to College

Homewood Children's Village


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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceHigh school students are prepared to enter and succeed in college and then linked to a career after college. During the school year, B2C works with high school students from Monday – Thursday after school to increase their academic proficiency, particularly in English and Math, and to teach college-going attitudes and behaviors. B2C also helps students research and apply for college. For those students who are currently in college, B2C links those students with mentors both in the HCV and on the college campus. B2C also links students from Homewood on the college campus to create a community of students who can serve as a support to each other.

In the summer, B2C offers a six-week summer program to continue preparing students for academic success in their high school courses and for entry into college.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaHomewood
Intake RequirementsStudent should either live, go to school, go to church or conduct social activities (e.g., sports) in Homewood.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityOpen to all high school students living in the 15208 zip code.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsFree
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Walter Lewis
Contact's Position Interim President & CEO
Physical Site Address 1 801 North Homewood Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 201
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Main Phone 412-727-7605 x13
Fax 412-727-7607
Service Location Email wlewis@hcvpgh.org
Web Address www.hcvpgh.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Homewood Children's Village
Affiliated Program: Homewood Children's Village
This Service: Homewood Children's Village - Bridge to College
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Education Research (TR-8000.1900)