"Our goal is to help students improve their academic skills, especially reading, writing and math.  We hope to inspire these students to believe in themselves and perhaps go on to higher education." 

- Herb Chasan, Founder

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Interfaith Location
12 Interfaith Terrace
Framingham, MA 01702

We're located behind the main office building,

next to the playground.

Pusan Location
9 Pusan Road
Framingham, MA 01702

We're located behind the daycare center,

up the ramp.

  • Hoops and Homework offers academic and enrichment services to youth residing around the Beaver and Waverly Street areas. We strive to ensure a safe and fun learning environment for all of our youth.
  • The program operates at two locations: Framingham Housing Authority's site at Carlson and Pusan Rd., and Cochituate Homes' site at Interfaith Terrace. Both sites are located in the lowest income neighborhood of Framingham.
  • We are open during the school year (3-6 pm and 1-6 pm on early release days), as well as during the summer (1-6 pm).
  • The program is available for children ages 5-14.
  • We are licensed through the Massachusetts Office of Early Education and Care. We are the only neighborhood-based and licensed after-school program in Framingham.

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Yes, we built a playground!!

     Holiday Season Memories

  In partnership with KaBOOM!, the CarMax Foundation donated a playground to the Interfaith Terrace community (Cochituate Homes Cooperative), through Hoops and Homework. 

  Volunteers came from everywhere: CarMax, Interfaith Terrace residents, Hoops and Homework board members, community leaders, artists and landscapers, local businesses and corporations, labor unions, and YOU- a true community event. People donated time, money, transportation services, supplies- even food to keep the volunteers fueled with energy.

  In addition to the wonderful playground equipment, volunteers constructed shade shelters, numerous picnic tables and benches, a "little library" and cornhole sets. Artists and volunteers painted incredible murals.

We can't thank you enough- and the kids and families in the neighborhood love it!

Updated 4/3/20

Hoops and Homework has a new email address and phone number! Check the Contact Us page!

While this pandemic has closed our schools and kept our families home,

Hoops and Homework continues to help our children and families.

Thanks to our supporters and other non-profit organizations

Hoops and Homework staff are able to provide food, safety, and enrichment to our children and families.