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Homebuyer Classes and Community Steward Trainings

Community Steward trainings and Homebuyer Education classes have all been moved online for the time being. Please contact Francisco at for Community Steward information and  for Homebuyer Education Registration, Mortgage Assistance or Financial Coaching Services please contact During this challenging time, know that we value your interest in our programs. We can be reached at or 978-342-9561.

New Small Business Assistance Program launched for the communities of Athol, Phillipston, Templeton, and Winchendon!

The COVID-19 Microenterprise Business Assistance Grant is designed to assist for-profit businesses, with 5 or fewer employees (including the owner/s), that have been negatively impacted by circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide grant funding proportional to documented COVID-19 losses up to $25,000 to income-eligible business owner(s) to support businesses, located within the participating municipalities, with operational costs to keep the business sustainable. For more information please click here or contact the Small Business team at 978-342-9561 or email

NewVue Communities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating strong and healthy neighborhoods where residents choose to live, work, and invest.

Led by community members of diverse incomes and backgrounds, NewVue Communities is the only community development corporation serving the 240,000 residents of North Central Massachusetts, a region of 22 municipalities stretching from Harvard to Athol. We strategically use a four-pronged approach to fuel economic and social progress through housing development, homeownership, small business development and community organizing.


We provide first-time homebuyer classes and financial counseling to help you meet your goal of owning a home.


Our small business team will help you development a work plan and budget as well as provide technical assistance as you navigate the steps necessary to start a new business.


We help residents lead the change they want to see in their neighborhoods by developing and supporting community leaders.


Building safe, healthy and affordable housing for our communities.