Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Upward Bound

Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office


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PA 2-1-1 NW PA 2-1-1 NW - PA 211 Northwest
General Information
Description of ServicePrepares low-income, first generation college-bound students for a four year degree by providing school counseling, tutoring, scholarship application assistance, college tours, workshops and other events. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education. Working collaboratively with Edinboro University of PA and several school districts in Erie County, the program offers services at the students’ home schools and on the campus of Edinboro University of PA during the academic year and during a six-week summer session.
LocationErie
Geographical AreaErie County - specifically home school must be Erie High, Corry High or Iroquois High
Intake ProcedureCall for more information.
Intake RequirementsCall for more information.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenInterpretive services available.
EligibilityGrades 9-12; Reside in Erie County; attend Erie High, Corry High or Iroquois High; have a need for academic support to pursue a four-year degree; family income 150% poverty or less and first-generation college student (neither parent attended college)
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 18 West 9th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Erie, PA 16501
Main Phone 814-459-4581
Fax 814-456-0161
Web Address gecac.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Greater Erie Community Action Committee
Affiliated Program: Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office
This Service: Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Upward Bound
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Higher Education Awareness/Support Programs (HL-2500.2900)
Higher Education Bridge Programs (HL-2500.3000)