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Casserly House, Roslindale, Massachusetts

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Address: 42 Stellman Road
Roslindale, Massachusetts  02130  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 15
Number of People Being Served: 100
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Mission Statement


A ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, the mission of Casserly House is to be a living presence in our Roslindale neighborhood, one that fosters unity of people with one another and with God. Our motto is "Rooted in Boston, open to the world."

Description


Casserly House provides a wide variety of services to the Roslindale community. Monday through Friday from 9-12 am, there are English language and literacy classes for the adults living in the neighborhood. Children in grades 2-5 come to Casserly House Monday through Thursday afternoons for the After School Homework Program, which runs from 2:30-5 pm. Volunteers not only provide homework assistance and tutoring to the students, but they also serve as positive role models and friends. The house is currently staffed by Sister Nancy Braceland, CSJ and Brian Ahern, a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. We rely on the wonderful generosity of many volunteers who come regularly to teach English to adults or assist children with their homework. In addition, the Casserly House Advisory Board, which is made up of 10 individuals from the greater Roslindale community, meets three times a year to provide assistance and guidance in order that we might best fulfill the mission of Casserly House. We are very grateful to all those who give of their time to make this ministry possible!

Casserly House provides a wide variety of services to the Roslindale community. Monday through Friday from 9-12 am, there are English language and literacy classes for the adults living in the neighborhood. Children in grades 2-5 come to Casserly House Monday through Thursday afternoons for the After School Homework Program, which runs from 2:30-5 pm. Volunteers not only provide homework assistance and tutoring to the students, but they also serve as positive role models and friends. The house is currently staffed by Sister Nancy Braceland, CSJ and Brian Ahern, a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. We rely on the wonderful generosity of many volunteers who come regularly to teach English to adults or assist children with their homework. In addition, the Casserly House Advisory Board, which is made up of 10 individuals from the greater Roslindale community, meets three times a year to provide assistance and guidance in order that we might best fulfill the mission of Casserly House. We are very grateful to all those who give of their time to make this ministry possible!

Mission Statement: A ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, the mission of Casserly House is to be a living presence in our Roslindale neighborhood, one that fosters unity of people with one another and with God. Our motto is "Rooted in Boston, open to the world."

Denominational Affiliations


Roman Catholic


Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


No