Centerboard is a non-profit agency located in Lynn, Massachusetts. Our mission is focused on participating in the revitalization efforts happening in the city.
Lynn is our hometown and we are passionately committed to enriching the lives of our residents through our core programs of Education, Arts, Family Services and Volunteers. We work to develop innovative ways to solve problems and act on those ideas to create the biggest impact possible.
We are made up of skilled, dedicated staff that is working hard every day to help Lynn be the best it can be. We invite you to learn more about what we do, how we do it and most importantly, why.
Centerboard Arts strives to bring the community together by offering unique arts and culture opportunities for children and adults alike. We aim to make our HQ a hub of activity through our art shows, music classes, recording studio and artist-in-residence programs. Come on down and see for yourself!
Centerboard Volunteers has a host of opportunities for those interested in giving back to the community. Whether its teaching ESOL classes, knitting blankets, being a Budget Coach, sorting and organizing books, or gallery sitting, we welcome you to join us!
Centerboard Education focuses on improving literacy among Lynn school age children. Having students reach their appropriate reading level by grade three is crucial. We contribute to this mission by giving away hundreds of free books per week via our Big Red Bookshelf program and community outreach to churches, childcare centers and youth organizations.
Centerboard Family Services keys on bringing families and children in flux into stable situations. Whether it’s getting families out of shelter and into permanent housing or assisting parents and children who are having trouble at home, our Families program is committed to helping, educating and empowering our clients so that they can take the next step forward into productive and successful lives.