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Youth Opportunities

Raquel Castro-Corazzini, Director

About Us

The City's Division of Youth Opportunities was created to provide leadership, support and advocacy for youth through the introduction of coordinated programs focused on positive youth development and youth employment.

Top Services

Mentorship. Leadership. Experience. (MLE) Program

This cohort of MLE aims to provide participants with an opportunity to gain necessary skills to become successful and effective community leaders and youth workers. Individuals in this program will learn about programming at an operational level and be trained and supervised by current youth counselors/assistants of parks as well as the leadership team at the Division of Youth Opportunities.

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WOO Stories Podcasts

Woo Stories is a podcast series created by the Division of Youth Opportunities where youth can learn how to share their own stories by creating and producing their own content.

New episodes air every Friday! Woo Stories is broken up into the three series below:

  • Woo Stories - How to Make a Podcast
  • Woo Stories - The Pilot Season
  • Woo Stories - The Dream Team

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Programs & Initiatives

Youth Violence Partners at a Table Talking
Youth Violence Prevention Initiative
The Worcester Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (WYVPI) is the City's response to address youth violence comprehensively, holistically and collectively.


Contact Information

Youth Opportunities
128 Providence Street, Room 322
Worcester, MA 01604

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Phone: 508-799-1328
Fax: 508-799-8572
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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