Current Programs and Services


Paint Night (creative painting workshops for all ages)

SPARC art workshops for seniors

Our Place Theatre Workshops


Civic Engagement

Support for Neighborhood Resident Associations (capacity building for residents)

Grove Hall Youth Workers Alliance (networking)

Grove Hall Problem Properties Task Force

Choice Neighborhood Outreach Program

Blue Hill Avenue Neighborhood Response Team

Civic engagement (voter mobilization and community service)

Grove Hall Peace Walks and Peace Council meetings

Parent support and advocacy around public school education

School Outreach and support (training on educational disparities issues)


Public Safety 

Resident training on zoning, development, public safety and other issues

Grove Hall Safe Neighborhood Initiative (community policing)

BPHC’s STRYVE Program (workshops for students and parents on violence prevention)

Safe and Successful Youth Initiative (outreach and intervention for proven risk youth, Serving the siblings of identified PACT clients)

Grove Hall Schools Public Safety Committee




Mike’s and Al’s Basketball League (Several leagues run through the year and serve different age groups)

Friday Late Night Activities at Roxbury YMCA (until midnight with rides homes for youth)

Grove Hall Coed Flag Football League (Summer)

Double Dutch Program

Dodge Ball Program (school year program)

BPHC’s REACH Program (increasing physical activity for youth and residents)


Substance Use

BPHC’s No Drug Coalition

Substance Abuse Outreach and Treatment referral and recovery group discussions

Treatment referrals

The 84 Movement (Teen smoking awareness program)



Grove Hall Trauma Outreach and training (Trauma support and education)


Youth Development

Summer Youth Leadership Development Program

Grove Hall Youth Outreach Connection (outreach and intervention for high risk youth, Gang intervention/prevention)

Department of Public Health’s Violence Prevention program (outreach for at-risk youth)

Boston Public Health Commission’s Violence, Intervention, Prevention Program

Self Esteem Lasts Forever (SELF) Female Teenagers self-esteem support group discussions

STRETCHED Female Teenagers group school based discussions focusing on various forms of violence

Boys R.I.G.H.T. (Rebuild and Improve Grove Hall Together) Supporting our Black and Brown males teenagers.

Grove Hall Senior Empowerment Initiative workshops (Support group for teens and young adults)

Adolescent Support Group (Open to the community)

Student Support Groups (Burke HS, Trotter Elementary)

Boys group at the King K-8 (Mentoring for the middle school boys)

School Outreach and support (training on educational disparities issues)

Grove Hall Gay, Lesbian, Straight Alliance