City Year Providence
Providence has great food, architecture, history, colleges and culture. A magnet for creatives and young people, Providence is committed to improving education for its students. City Year is proud to work in partnership with the city’s public schools to achieve this goal.
Support students in Providence
We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.
From exploring nature and the outdoors, enjoying the rich, vibrant arts scene see all Providence has to offer.
Addressing the challenge
There are 60 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with nearly 5,000 students throughout Providence.
Your City Year Providence resources
Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Providence experience.
Providence is a mid-size city that offers a lot to explore ranging from its famous historical sites, to its incredible arts and theater scene, to its beautiful beaches and parks. There are campuses for eight colleges and universities in Providence, which means the city is full of young people and entertainment and services catering to young people. With an affordable cost of living, Providence is an ideal place to serve and make an impact in students’ lives and the community.Read about local benefits
Explore the city
We’ll walk you through how to use RIPTA to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Providence experience.See our Providence city guide