Programs & Missions



The Worcester Area Mission Society's mission is intentionally broad. While our greatest resources are devoted to educational and economic equity, we recognize how many factors impact the achievement of those goals in the communities we serve.

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WAMS Programs

Play Group Plus

A pre-Kindergarten program primarily for three- and four-year-olds in the Main South area of Worcester that provides free play groups for families in Worcester.
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ReachOut Worcester

A guided, one-day immersion program that offers Greater Worcester-area youth (age 13 and up) and their leaders the opportunity to experience the social issues and assets of urban communities like Worcester while engaging in hands-on service with fellow community members.
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Summer CUBS

An educational enrichment program that is designed not only to stem summer learning loss, but to give children the chance to learn in fun and creative ways that will make them want more.
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Youth Empowerment Program (YEP!)

A collaboration between WAMS and a church or other organization that has a group for young people, in general teens, who want to learn while making a difference in their community.

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Rhythm Kids

An evidence-based music program of drumming, music, and movement for elementary school age children to prepare them for more formal music study later.
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Trauma Training Tuesday

A free monthly program to build a more trauma informed community and build knowledge about the impact trauma has on individuals and in communities throughout the life cycle.
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