Worcester has sixty parks encompassing nearly 1,300 acres which offers residents and visitors a wealth of activities with its vast array of green and blue space.
CDBG provides a flexible source of funding to develop viable urban communities by providing decent affordable housing, creating suitable living environments and expanding economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income persons.
The community policing model is used by the Worcester Police Department. This department-wide model is based on providing service to the community in a timely and cooperative manner.
The building of a new, $210 million South High Community School is slated to finish by 2021. The South High replacement is anticipated to be about 40% larger than the existing school and boast a 750-seat auditorium, bakery/bistro and high tech science labs.
The Worcester Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (WYVPI) is the City's response to address youth violence comprehensively, holistically, and collectively.