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Welcome to 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.

Living in Providence

Home to a vibrant art and cultural scene, award-winning theater, farmers markets, beautiful beaches and parks and rich history, Providence is an ideal place to make an impact.

  • On average, AmeriCorps members each pay between $350–$400/month and have two to three roommates. AmeriCorps members typically live in Federal Hill, the East Side, Smith Hill, Elmhurst and Chalkstone.
  • We recommend Apartment Finder and Roomster to help find your new home.
  • AmeriCorps members receive a free Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) bus pass for the year. Many AmeriCorps members bring cars if they own one. Providence is also a very bike friendly city.
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Our impact

This year, 60 City Year AmeriCorps members will support nearly 5,000 students in 6 Providence schools.

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Serving in Providence

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Our stories

Learn more about living and serving in Providence firsthand.

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