Organization Description: 

To provide tutoring, academic enrichment, homework assistance, and MCAS preparation that promotes good grades, successful test scores and increase students desire to learn. To offer enrichment activities to identify interests, gifts, and talents and to promote skill development. To work with school personnel to align after school activity with classroom activity and BPS frameworks and learning strands. To provide opportunities and experiences to promote personal growth and development. To provide physical activities and nutritional information to support health and wellness. To help parents to be actively engaged in the education of their children by providing information, advocacy and assistance with understanding school policies and procedures. To provide parent training, workshops, and support to address student class work and homework, parental issues and concerns, and to promote strong family life.

40 School Street
Dorcheste, MA 02124
Mission Statement: 

GRASP is committed to the academic success of inner-city school age youth and will forge a team with parent, school, community, and after-school working together to address the educational needs of each child. Furthermore, we seek to help children discover and develop their innate gifts and talents to the fullest potential and to provide advocacy and support to parents in their quest for the well-being and success of their children. In conjunction with a strong academic and tutorial program, G.R.A.S.P. provides educational enrichment, recreational activities, opportunities for self-development and spiritual support. Utilizing the holistic model, our program mission will enhance the students intellectual, social, physical, recreational and spiritual growth and support parents with their goals to accomplish the same.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

TRAIN a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6
Whatever you do WORK at it with all your hearts working for the LORD not for men! Since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord you are serving! Colossians 3:23

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