USES Programs During COVID-19

If you are interested in getting help with finding resources due to the impact of COVID-19, please click here and fill out the form.

Providing Family Support and Connection:

  • Virtual one on one coaching to support participants during this critical time. Coaches help participants identify areas of focus – career, finances, family, education/training, and community connections – set goals, and establish a plan of action towards meeting those goals. Now, more than ever, coaching is an important and effective tool to help families impacted by COVID-19.
  • Helping families with accessing food and applying for public benefits such as SNAP, WIC & Unemployment Insurance
  • Creating a network of support that connects families in need with those in our community that are able/willing to help

Engaging Youth in Remote Learning and Enrichment:   

  • Access to screen free activities for children
  • Join our teachers for cooking, art, and STEAM classes and activities
  • Engage with our early learning educators for read alouds and circle time
  • Need help with school? Join USES’s virtual tutoring program where our educators are ready to support your child in their learning and development
If you are interested in joining our virtual learning platform, please click here and fill out the form.

neighbor2neighbor Mini Grant Program:

USES is raising money that can directly impact and help families through this crisis. Current USES families can apply for mini grants to help pay for food, rent/mortgage, utilities, child care, etc.

If you are interested in applying for a mini grant, please click here and fill out this form.

n2n Food Delivery Program

n2n Food Delivery Program   

  • On April 24th, USES partnered with the YMCA of Greater Boston and City Fresh Foods to provide families throughout Boston with meals and essentials for the full weekend and beyond
  • Packages have fresh produce, non-perishable foods, prepared meals, diapers, cleaning supplies, etc.
  • All items are carefully sanitized, packaged, and safely delivered to the families’ doorsteps
  • In week one, 43 families including 97 children received deliveries. In week four, USES extended services to Union Methodist Church and BiNCA, expanding deliveries to 132 families including 233 children. USES is committed to serving 200 families in South End and Lower Roxbury!
If you are interested in learning more about the program or ways to get involved, please click here.