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 is open!

Bard Microcollege Holyoke, the nation's first college for young mothers with limited means is open.

[The Boston Globe recently wrote about the program]

41 Students Graduate in July!

Woohoo! A record number of students graduated from The Care Center this year. We are so proud of you and can't wait to see all the places you'll go.

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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