Bridgeport, CT (2022)

Wakeman Boys & Girls Club


  • NMTC Amount: $11,000,000
  • Total Project Cost: $21,900,000


  • 53 FTE jobs
  • 75 construction jobs
  • 46,000 sq. ft. of real estate


Project Description

The Wakeman Boys and Girls Club will create the Madison Avenue Clubhouse. The Clubhouse will be built near 10,000 at-risk and low-income youth in the North End and Hollow sections of Bridgeport. Of the 10,000 potential members 98% are eligible for free lunch, 54% are living in single parent homes, 89% are minority. + NAISC: Child and Youth Services + CBA: Yes. Project will support 10,592 outpatient visits annually, 94% of whom will be low-income persons and 87% of which will be minorities. The NMTC Beneficiary’s continued work with children and teens will help implement and maintain a healthy lifestyle from a young age, both through physical and mental health. The project will also increase access to fundamental medical care, a priority related to overall financial success and wellbeing. Based on the new and expanded patient services, The project is in direct alignment with the needs of the community.


Address: 595 Madison Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 6604

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