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Application Assistance through RSCO
and Other Support Organizations

You are not alone in this process! RSCO and the other organizations listed on this webpage offer RSCO School Choice application assistance and general information about School Choice and your options. Reach out to talk through your options, get the information you need, and select schools and programs that work best for your family and give your child the best chance for a placement. Hours of operation vary among sites. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment (in-person or virtual).

Contact or visit the RSCO Parent Resource Center

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Language Interpretation and Translation Assistance

Assistance with the RSCO online school choice application is available at RSCO’s Parent Resource Center, Hartford Public Library branches, or satellite sites located throughout Hartford. Spanish versions of the Family Reference Guide are available.

Spanish language assistance with the RSCO online application:

RSCO provides assistance in the following languages through a translation/interpretation service:

Application Assistance at In-Person Events

Come to one of the many events we have scheduled, including RSCO Fairs, Family Fun Nights, RSCO Fairs, and school Open Houses that offer application assistance as part of the event. Visit the Announcements page and Events page for up-to-date information on RSCO and School events.

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RSCO’s Primary School Choice Application Assistance Sites

In partnership with the RSCO Parent Resource Center, RSCO’s Primary School Choice Application Sites provide additional locations for families to access application assistance while completing their RSCO School Choice Application.

Hartford Public Schools Office of Enrollment and School Choice Welcome Center

280 Trumbull Street, Ground Level, Hartford, CT 06103
Call: 860-695-8876
Email: SchoolChoice@hartfordschools.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (no appointment required)

CREC Welcome Center

111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford
Call: 860-509-3700
Email: schoolchoice@crec.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Hartford Public Library Locations

Hartford Public Library (HPL)

The Downtown Library is currently being renovated and the Children’s Department is closed. However, School Choice Coordinator Office Hours are available on Wednesdays and Fridays at Downtown Library, First Floor, Room 141.

Call: 860-695-7380
Text: 860-969-9148 or 860-306-9757
Email: schoolchoiceoffice@hplct.org
Hours: Wednesdays: 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.; Fridays: 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Hartford Public Library – Albany Branch 1250 Albany Avenue, Hartford

Call: 860-695-7380
Youth Services Librarian: Katryna Pierce: kpierce@hplct.org
School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Albany Branch: Tuesdays: 9:30am - 2:30pm (except 2nd Tuesday)
1st & 3rd Saturday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturdays: 9:00 am - 5:00 p.m.

Hartford Public Library – Barbour Branch 261 Barbour Street, Hartford

Call: 860-695-7400
Youth Service Librarian: Felicia Gardner; fgardner@hplct.org
School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Barbour Branch: 2nd Thursday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hartford Public Library – Camp Field Branch 30 Campfield Avenue, Hartford

Call: 860-695-7440
Youth Services Librarian: Miles Dalrymple mdalrymple@hplct.org
School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Camp Field Branch:
2nd & 4th Mondays: 9:30am - 2:30pm
Wednesdays: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hartford Public Library – Dwight Branch 7 New Park Avenue, Hartford

Call: 860-695-7440
Youth Services Librarian: Erin Williams erwilliams@hplct.org
School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Dwight Branch:
1st & 3rd Thursday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hartford Public Library – Park Street Library @ the Lyric 603 Park St.

Call: 860-695-7500
Youth Services Librarian: Nancy Mendez nmendez@hplct.org
School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Park Street Library:
Mondays: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesdays: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
2nd & 4th Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Fridays, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturdays, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hartford Public Library - Ropkins Branch 1750 Main St.

Call: 860-695-7520
Youth Services Librarian: Linda Montanez lmontanez@hplct.org
School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Ropkins Branch:
2nd Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

RSCO’s Satellite Sites Offering Application Assistance

In addition to the RSCO Parent Resource Center and the Primary RSCO School Choice Application Assistance sites, families can access school choice information and application support at the School Choice satellite support sites listed below.

Community Renewal Team (CRT) Early Career and Education Centers

Hours for all CRTs: Mon–Thurs, 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fri, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Imagineers, LLC 635 Farmington Ave., Hartford
Call: 860-768-3353
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Institute for the Hispanic Family: Catholic Charities 45 Wadsworth Street, Hartford
Call: 860-524-6853 ext. 221 or 222
Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hartford Communities That Care 2550 Main Street, Hartford
Call: 860-580-6831
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford 30 Arbor Street, Hartford
Call: 860-233-3853
Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Village for Families and Children, Inc. 1680 Albany Avenue, Hartford
Call: 860-236-4511 ext. 3416
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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