Bringing the power of education, arts and culture to youth and their families.

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Bringing the power of education, arts and culture to youth and their families in Holyoke, Massachusetts. The Care Center is a challenging and transformative education program for the community.

Bard Microcollege Holyoke in the news!

Since its launch in 2016, the nation's first college for young mothers here at The Care Center has been featured in The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, on WGBH and more.

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Annual Fundraising Party a Success!

Thank you for joining us at our Annual Fundraising Party on May 8, which brought together nearly 500 guests and raised over $100,000 to support young mothers studying at The Care Center.

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“We are going to make big moves.”

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Fast Facts

95% of Care Center graduates in college in 2015 were first in their family to college