The Boltwood Project

Since 1969, UMass has been home to The Boltwood Project, a student-led Service-Learning course that partners with 14 community programs for people with disabilities. Students participate in weekly service sessions at local community sites. Over 200 student participate in The Boltwood Project each year.

Program Type: 

Course Name and Number: 

SRVCLRNG 298: Boltwood Practicum

Impact Area: 

Program Impact Region: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

August 1, 1969

Partner(s): 

THE FUN CLUB / Bangs Community Center
70 Boltwood Walk
Amherst, MA 01002
United States
LOS AMIGOS / Bangs Community Center
70 Boltwood Walk
Amherst, MA 01002
United States
State Dept. of Developmental Services
1 Roundhouse Plaza
Northampton, MA 01060
United States
Scouts (Special troop)
Amherst, MA 01002
United States
Farren Care Center
340 Montague City Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376
United States
Berkshire Hills Music Academy
48 Woodbridge Street
Hadley, MA 01075
United States

Program Director: 

Carol Soules

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Carol Soules

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

Provost's Office/Civic Engagement and Service-Learning

Assessment Mechanism: 

No