Community Compass at Open Sky

What does the Community Compass have to offer?

  • Culturally inclusive Food and Nutrition supports to address immediate needs and build a foundation for long term food security.
  • Education support to pursue high school equivalency, college classes, or vocational training.
  • Employment services and skill training, to support access to job placement, internship programs, job training opportunities, volunteer work and career pathways.
  • Housing supports, including housing assessments, housing searches, skill building and connection to resources.
  • Assistance accessing Health Care and Addiction Treatment, both on-site and through referrals.
  • Quiet Spaces with Technology, conducive to interviewing, studying, tutoring, partaking in online courses, researching resources and personal enrichment.
  • Connections to Community Providers for additional services, supports and resources for you and your family.
  • Space to connect with Justice Supports.
  • Assistance with Setting Goals for personal and professional success.
  • Assistance obtaining Identification Cards and other documents.

Who can access the Community Compass?

  • The Community Compass will provide services to anyone with an incarceration history (Department of Corrections or House of Corrections) in Massachusetts, including those who were awaiting trial or a section 35 commitment at MASAC.
  • The Community Compass provides a judgement-free environment, staffed by people with lived experience. You are a person first and we are here to help you move beyond limitations you may perceive due to your history.
  • Services are free and no referral is needed.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am–5:00 pm


Contact Information

454 Grove St, Worcester, MA 01605
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