Neighborhood Response Team

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The Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) is tasked with addressing the "quality of life" issues that exist in our neighborhoods, business districts, parks and other public places. Over time, quality of life issues can increase our fear of crime, which can be just as debilitating to an individual or neighborhood as actual violent crime. The NRT aims to reduce the fear of crime in the City of Worcester. This is accomplished by forming partnerships with the local community, business owners, city officials and government agencies. Working together we can provide long-term problem solving strategies to combat even the smallest quality of life issues.

One of the best places for the Worcester Police and the City of Worcester to learn about your concerns is at a Neighborhood Meeting. These meetings are typically held on a monthly basis and are open to any member of the community. Meetings are held at numerous locations across the City. Chances are your neighborhood is already covered by a Neighborhood Meeting. Each meeting is attended by an assigned NRT officer who is tasked with coordinating a solution to the quality of life issues presented to them at these meetings. Neighborhood meetings are also a great venue to meet and network with neighbors, local politicians, city officials, neighborhood associations and community organizers.

These meetings are broken into two categories:

  • Neighborhood Meetings - Held in public locations throughout the City and may be attended by any member of the public.
  • WHA Community Meetings - Held in Worcester Housing Authority locations and attended by WHA staff and residents to discuss issues related to WHA properties, but all community members are welcome.

Neighborhood Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

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Meeting Schedule

Always double check the WPD Calendar for meeting times and locations! Please call the WPD Neighborhood Response Team with any questions at 508-799-8664.

*Unused medication will be collected by a Neighborhood Response Team Officer at each Neighborhood Meeting.

  • Brown Square Neighborhood Meeting
    3rd Wednesday at 7 p.m.
    Brown Square Civic Club, 639 Franklin Street
    PO Patrick Bennett
    SE
  • Burncoat/Greendale Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Greendale Branch Public Library, 470 West Boylston Street
    PO Neftali Batista
    NW
  • Coes Pond Village Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Coes Pond Village, 39 First Street
    PO Thomas Hurley
    SW
  • Columbus Park Neighborhood Meeting
    4th Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
    Knights of Columbus, 44 Circuit Avenue North
    PO Thomas Hurley
    SW
  • East Mountain Street Neighborhood Meeting
    4th Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Salem Covenant Church, 215 Mountain Street East
    PO Neftali Batista
    NE
  • Elm Park Prep Neighborhood Meeting
    3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
    Grace Christian Center, 80 Russell Street
    PO Lisa Carlson
    NW
  • Grafton Hill Neighborhood Meeting
    3rd Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
    Mass Audubon Society, 414 Massasoit Road
    PO William Toomey
    SE
  • Green Hill Neighborhood Meeting
    Last Monday at 6:30 p.m.
    Saint Bernard's Church, 228 Lincoln Street
    PO William Toomey
    NE
  • Green Island Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Tuesday at 5 p.m.
    Lafayette Place (WHA), 2 Lafayette Street
    PO Sean Lovely
    SE
  • Harlow Street Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
    Currie Management, 292 Lincoln Street
    PO Alex Maracallo
    NW
  • Illinois Street Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Tuesday at 6 p.m.
    Worcester Diocese, 51 Illinois Street
    PO Thomas Hurley
    SW
  • Indian Lake Neighborhood Meeting
    3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m.
    HARR Toyota, 100 Gold Star Boulevard
    PO Lisa Carlson
    NW
  • Kilby St., Gardner St. and Hollis St. Neighborhood Meeting
    3rd Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
    Main South CDC, 875 Main Street
    PO Luis Baez
    SW
  • King St. and Shepard St. Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Y.M.C.A., 766 Main Street
    PO Luis Baez
    SW
  • Knight Street Neighborhood Meeting
    4th Monday at 7 p.m.
    Stop and Shop (Lincoln Plaza), 545 Lincoln Street
    PO Alex Maracallo
    NE
  • Lake View Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m.
    Lake View Congregational Church, 115 Coburn Avenue
    PO Patrick Bennett
    SE
  • Lincoln Village Neighborhood Meeting
    3rd Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Lincoln Village, 52 Country Club Boulevard
    PO Neftali Batista
    NE
  • Newton Square Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
    Blessed Sacrament Church, 551 Pleasant Street
    PO Michael Higgins
    NW
  • PACT Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Neighborhood Network Center, 301 Pleasant Street
    PO Lisa Carlson
    NW
  • Pasadena Parkway Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
    Stop and Shop (Lincoln Plaza), 545 Lincoln Street
    PO Neftali Batista
    NE
  • Providence Street Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Monday at 5:30 p.m.
    Oak Hill CDC, 74 Providence Street
    PO Sean Lovely
    SE
  • Quinsigamond Village Neighborhood Meeting
    4th Tuesday at 6 p.m.
    Quinsigamond Village, 16 Greenwood Street
    PO Patrick Bennett
    SE
  • Saxon Road Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
    Assumption College Founders Hall Room 130, 500 Salisbury Street
    PO Lisa Carlson
    NW
  • Seabury Heights Apartments Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Wednesday at 10 a.m.
    Seabury Heights Apartments, 240 Belmont Street
    PO Alex Maracallo
    NE
  • Shrewsbury Street Neighborhood Meeting
    3rd Thursday at 7 p.m.
    KIVA Center, 209 Shrewsbury Street
    PO Sean Lovely
    NE
  • South Lenox Street Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
    Blessed Sacrament Church, 551 Pleasant Street
    PO Michael Higgins
    NW
  • South Worcester Alliance Neighborhood Meeting
    Quarterly TBA
    South Worcester Neighborhood Center, 47 Camp Street
    PO Thomas Hurley
    SW
  • Tatnuck Square Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m.
    First Congregational Church, 1070 Pleasant Street
    PO Michael Higgins
    NW
  • Upsala Street Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Thursday at 6 p.m.
    Upsala Elder Apartments, 36 Upsala Street
    PO Alex Maracallo
    SE
  • Vietnamese Neighborhood Meeting
    2nd Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
    Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence Street
    PO Sean Lovely
    SW
  • Webster Square Neighborhood Meeting
    1st Thursday at 7 p.m.
    Shaw's Supermarket (Webster Square), 68 Stafford Street
    PO Luis Baez
    SW
  • Whittier Terrace Neighborhood Meeting
    4th Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
    Whittier Terrace, 86 Austin Street
    PO Alex Maracallo
    NW
  • Worcester Senior Center Neighborhood Meeting
    4th Monday at 12:30 p.m.
    Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence Street
    PO Sean Lovely
    SE

WHA Community Meetings

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Meeting Schedule

*NOTE: No WHA Community Meetings in June, July and August.

  • Addison Apartments Community Meeting
    3rd Tuesday at 3 p.m.
    Addison Apartments (WHA), 2 Addison Street
    PO William Toomey
    SE
  • Belmont Tower Apartments Community Meeting
    2nd Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
    Belmont Tower Apartments (WHA), 40 Belmont Street
    PO Sam Rivera
    NE
  • Booth Apartments Community Meeting
    2nd Tuesday at 10 a.m.
    Booth Apartments (WHA), 1 Haven Lane
    PO Sam Rivera
    NE
  • Curran Terrace Community Meeting
    2nd Tuesday at 1 p.m.
    Curran Terrace (WHA), 201 Providence Street
    PO William Toomey
    SE
  • Elm Park Tower Apartments Community Meeting
    3rd Wednesday at 1 p.m.
    Elm Park Tower Apartments (WHA), 425 Pleaseant Street
    PO Michael Higgins
    NW
  • Great Brook Valley Community Meeting
    2nd Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Great Brook Valley (WHA), 180 Constitution Avenue
    PO Neftali Batista
    NE
  • Greenwood Gardens Community Meeting
    4th Tuesday at 1 p.m.
    Greenwood Gardens (WHA), 327 Greenwood Street
    PO Patrick Bennett
    SE
  • Lafayette Place Apartments Community Meeting
    1st Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
    Lafayette Place (WHA), 2 Lafayette Street
    PO Sean Lovely
    SE
  • Lincoln Park Tower Apartments Community Meeting
    2nd Monday at 1 p.m.
    Lincoln Park Tower Apartments (WHA), 11 Lake Avenue
    PO Patrick Bennett
    SE
  • Mayside Apartments Community Meeting
    3rd Wednesday at 1 p.m.
    Mayside Apartments (WHA), 20 May Street
    PO William Toomey
    SW
  • Mill Pond Apartments Community Meeting
    3rd Tuesday at 3 p.m.
    Mill Pond Apartments (WHA), 600 Mill Street
    PO Thomas Hurley
    SW
  • Murray/Wellington Apartments Community Meeting
    3rd Tuesday at 1 p.m.
    Murray Apartments (WHA), 50 Murray Avenue
    PO Luis Baez
    SW
  • Pleasant Tower Apartments Community Meeting
    2nd Wednesday at 1 p.m.
    Pleasant Tower Apartments (WHA), 275 Pleasant Street
    PO Lisa Carlson
    NW
  • Webster Square Tower East Community Meeting
    3rd Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
    Webster Square Towers East (WHA), 1050 Main Street
    PO Luis Baez
    SW
  • Webster Square Tower West Community Meeting
    3rd Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
    Webster Square Towers West (WHA), 1060 Main Street
    PO Luis Baez
    SW

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