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A Caring Support Community for Grades 3 through 5

Since 1998 Homework Central (“HWC”), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, has offered academic and family support for students in grades 3 through 5 in the northern San Mateo area. At our four student support sites, we offer homework tutoring and skills development in math, reading and writing; parent education; and a welcoming support community for some of San Mateo’s most vulnerable youth. When you serve as a volunteer or become a financial donor of HWC, you can help make a difference in a child’s life and help prepare them for lifelong academic success.  Because we are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, all of your donations to HWC are tax deductable.

In the News

  • HWC Is Now Hiring for a Volunteer Coordinator!! June 17, 2016

    Volunteer Coordinator Job Description Homework Central (“HWC”), a San Mateo nonprofit fosters academic success through tutoring and family support.  Third to fifth grade students from the San Mateo-Foster City School District receive homework assistance, skills development and technology training...

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  • "Digital Divide" Video April 9, 2016

    Did you notice our new video? (see our Home Page) "Conquering the Digital Divide" was shown for the first time at No Homework Tonight on April 8, 2016. Here is the text of the voice over: Several years ago the Homework Central Board of Directors and our staff began talking about the digital divide that...

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  • Annual Fundraiser March 15, 2016

    Homework Central’s annual fundraiser is coming fast!  Our event entitled “No Homework Tonight” will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016, 6-9 PM at the Congregational Church of San Mateo.  We will have silent and live auctions as well as other ways to support the important work of Homework Central.  This...

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  • San Mateo Elks Lodge Gives Grant to Homework Central October 28, 2015

    Thank you San Mateo Elks Lodge for your generous donation to Homework Central. Your donation will be earmarked to pay a one year salary for Jasmine, one of our student aides. Jasmine graduated from San Mateo High School in May 2015. She now attends College of San Mateo and is in her second year of...

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Upcoming Events

Tue Sep 06 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Welcome & Orientation
Mon Sep 12 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM
Tutoring Begins for ALL Sites
Sat Sep 24 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Tentative Tutor Training
Wed Sep 28 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Tentative: Family Night
Sat Oct 08 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Tentative: Tutor Training