Welcome to Your Meeting at The Village Works!

We’re here to help you have the best meeting experience. 

As part of your booking, enjoy an inclusive package: wifi, snacks and fresh, organic coffee, office supplies, tech accessories, webcams, telecommunication features, and more. We’ll ensure your meeting runs smoothly. Our friendly Community Manager will be on site during business hours to help you get set up for your best meeting yet.

Want to book your next meeting instantly with 50% off and free cancellation? Check out our flexible memberships, including Business Community. Sign up the day or your meeting (or sooner), and we can even apply your meeting fee toward membership! Email hello@thevillageworks.com to get started.

Your Arrival

Pre-Meeting Survey

We love when things run smoothly, but we know meetings can be complex! Our professional staff is here to help. We’re best able to support your meeting when we can plan for the details in advance. After you’ve booked a room, please complete our meeting questionnaire as early as possible. This helps you identify your needs and desires (including fun options you hadn’t considered), and it helps us have on-site services ready to go.

Getting to The Village Works in Brookline Village

Our main building is located at 202 Washington Street in Brookline Village, 02445. Our nook building is down the block at 2 White Place. 

Transit

Bus: 66 route (Harvard St. @ Washington St. stop)

T: Green Line (D branch), Brookline Village stop

Bike: Bike racks at Brookline Place garage and kitty corner from the TVW building and covered bike parking in the One Brookline Place garage. Blue Bike station at Brookline Village T stop

 

Parking

Metered street parking on the Brookline Village main streets is paid via quarters, credit card, or the Passport Parking app for three hours. Side street parking is free for two hours. Electric car charging is available in the metered lots between Webster and Kent Streets. Please note parking restriction signs including where permits are required. Covered garage parking is available for $25/day at the One Brookline Place lot on Pearl Street (EV chargers available). 

Getting to The Village Works in Jamaica Plain

Our building is located at 769 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain (Boston), MA 02130.  

 

Transit:

Bus: 39 route (775 Centre St. stop)

T: near the Green Street and Forest Hills Orange Line and Commuter Rail

Bike: Private  bike rack off our back patio and Blue Bike stations on Centre St.

 

JP Parking:

Side street parking is widely available and free. Parking on main streets and in the Burroughs Street municipal lot is limited to two hours (electric car charging available). TVW has a limited number of spots in our private lot for $25/day, enter through the driveway between 5-7 Eliot Street. Talk to a Community Manager to purchase a parking pass.

 

On Your Arrival

Please ring the front door upon arrival, and we’ll be glad to greet you and get you oriented with your room, coffee, wifi, and building access! If you’re not arriving at your reservation start time, please give us a heads-up by phone, text, or email so one of our teammates will be available to greet you. Please identify the on-site point person for your meeting to the Community Manager, even if they’re not the person who booked the meeting.

Note that you will not be able to access your room or the TVW building before your reservation time, and our staffed hours begin at 9AM except by prior arrangement. Please include meeting set-up and break-down times in your reservation.

Reach us on site: phone/text: (617) 651-0681 or email: hello@thevillageworks.com.

Memberships and Discounts

Members can book instantly, pay half the public rate, and enjoy free cancellation up until the meeting time.

If you join by the day of your meeting, we can apply your meeting fee toward your first month of membership!* We have coworking memberships to meet lots of different needs, from a casual room user, to daily coworking, to enterprise team packages—plus part-time and full-time private office suites. Check out our membership page for more information.

Contact us at hello@thevillageworks.com with your questions and take a tour to see for yourself!

*Contact our Community Managers for details.

Getting Back into the Building

If you anticipate coming and going throughout the day, we can assign a PIN or temporary keycard for easy door access. Let a Community Manager know if you’d like to get one setup. For security reasons, please do not share this PIN with anyone other than your meeting attendees. Enter the PIN followed by # to unlock the door. Note that your PIN will expire at the end of day on the day of your meeting.

Contacting Us

TVW is staffed during normal business hours, typically 9AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Please don’t hesitate to approach us with questions and/or concerns. If we are temporarily away from the front desk, you may reach us via phone or email.

 

Call/text: (617) 651-0681 Email: hello@thevillageworks.com

Getting Set Up: Amenities, Technology, and Hospitality

What's Included in My Booking?

Your booking fee includes everything you need to have a productive and professional meeting! All included during your booked meeting time, at no additional fee:

  • A gorgeous, private room with ergonomic furnishings, temperature controls with air filtration, and privacy blinds
  • Business-grade fast internet
  • Fresh coffee and snacks for you and all guests
  • Extra-large high-definition TVs for screen sharing and hybrid meetings
  • Adapters and chargers to use on site
  • Hybrid meeting technology including webcams, speakerphones, and more
  • Assistance with planning meals, delivery, and hospitality for your team off-site in our vibrant neighborhoods
  • A friendly, professional staff on site to help you get set up (business hours only)
Coffee, Refreshments & TVW Café

Please help yourself to fresh coffee, espresso, tea, and snacks in the Café! This is all included with your booking.

Hot coffee is always available during business hours—let us know if we’re running low! You’ll find decaf beans for French Press as well as gourmet instant coffee. We source our organic, fair trade dark roast drip and espresso coffees from Equal Exchange.

In our sharing community, we kindly ask that everyone cleans up after themselves, placing all dishes, mugs, and silverware in the dishwasher labeled “dirty”. We have a microwave and fridge available for your use. If you choose to store food items in the fridge, ensure that they are clearly labeled with your name and date.

Please help us avoid critters by disposing any food waste into the Café garbage and recycling bins rather than in your meeting room. Compost bins are available in the JP Café during business hours.

Wifi, Screen Sharing, and Tech Support

A Community Manager will provide guest wifi password cards for you and your guests. Please ensure you are connecting to the “Guest at The Village Works” network.

 

Connecting your screen

HDMI: Our meeting rooms are equipped with both a wired connection (HDMI) and wireless connection (Apple TV/AirPlay) for screen sharing. HDMI connection is the simplest and fastest way to connect.  In rooms with cables integrated in the table, you’ll find an HDMI cable there. We also have extra-long HDMI cables as a backup, so you’ll always have a reliable way to connect. HDMI to USB-C adapters are available in the room and with the Community Manager.

AirPlay/AppleTV: On a Mac, click the slider bars icon in the top right corner and select Screen Mirroring and your room’s device. A passcode prompt may appear on the TV (sometimes this requires connecting twice, for reasons unknown!). If your screen size is hard to see when mirrored on the ultra high-definition TV, choose Display Settings in the same menu and select “Optimize For” and choose your computer. Please consult a Community Manager for assistance with tech setup.

Webcams

All our rooms include an HD webcam. Many of our webcams have a long USB cable looped behind the TV. USB-C adapters should be available in the room, or contact your Community Manager if you need an additional one. In rooms with cables integrated in the table, you’ll find a both HDMI for the TV and webcam USB plus there. 

Adapters 

You’ll find common adapters on the TV console. If you need additional dongles, please contact a Community Manager for help with your tech setup. We also have a variety of assorted chargers and adapters at the front desk, as well as speakerphones for conference calls.

Speakerphones 

If you’ve arranged for a speakerphone, it should be in your room on arrival. If you’d like to ues a speakerphone, your Community Manager can bring you one, based on availability. Phones include domestic calling and an incoming call number. Speakerphones are included with your room rental.

Audio-Visual and Tech Support

We’re here to help! If you don’t see us at the front desk, or if you want to reach us from your room, feel free to call or text 617.651.0681!

Office Supplies

We keep an inventory of basic office supplies such as pens, paper, staplers, tape and more. Masks are also available. Each room is stocked with whiteboard markers, erasers, and tech accessories. Contact the Community Manager if items need to be refreshed. Common chargers and adapters are also available to borrow. Contact us for small print jobs or access to our scanner/copier. 

Large-format sticky notes and paper may be available for a fee.

Restaurants, Takeout & Delivery

We love to recommend our business neighbors! There is incredible food in both our neighborhoods.

If you have food delivered to the building, please coordinate delivery details with TVW staff for assistance. 

 

Brookline Village

Cafe options/Sandwiches:

Asian Cuisine:

Mexican Cuisine:

Pizza:

Other Delicious Food:

Chain Coffee:

  • Dunkin, Starbucks, Caffe Nero

Jamaica Plain

Mexican Cuisine:

Asian Cuisine:

Pizza:

Coffee/Bakery:

  • Monumental Market Nut-free bakery and coffee shop with gluten-free options
  • Blue Frog Bakery – Local, small bakery
  • Espresso Yourself Sandwiches, desserts, coffees
  • Fiore’sBakery café with vegan options
  • Third Cliff Bakery — Bakery and coffee shop specializing in croissants, with vegan and gluten-free options
  • JP Licks — Ice cream, coffee, and baked goods

Grocery, Cafe & Provisions:

American:

  • The Real DealSandwiches, pizza, salads, fast casual (vegan and gluten-free options)
  • Vee VeeSeasonal new American cuisine with (dinner only), located on the same block as TVW. Outdoor dining and bar on the shared patio.
  • Ten Tables — Seasonal new American cuisine and bar (dinner only)

Wholesome:

Other Delicious Food:

  • Tres Gatos — Tapas
  • Tonino — Italian-inspired neighborhood Café with Sicilian pizza

    Special Requests

    Planning Photo and Video Shoots

    We love hosting photo and video shoots, but they require more coordination and approvals in advance. Based on our experience, we’ll need to check in about parameters such as load in/out and what areas your crew needs access to. A day-of point person should be identified in advance, even if it’s not the same person completing the booking. We cannot guarantee access for photo or video shoots that aren’t approved in advance by our team, though we’ll always try to help with last-minute requests!

    Call/text: (617) 651-0681 Email: hello@thevillageworks.com

    ADA Accessibility

    Public spaces at TVW are fully ADA accessible. Please let us know if you require any additional assistance. There are handicap parking spots directly across Washington Street in Brookline Village and at the corner of Eliot and Centre Streets in JP.

    The Village Works
    is a neighborhood coworking space in Brookline Village and JP. We offer flexible memberships for our shared workspace as well as offices, meeting rooms, events and community connection.


    Contact Us

    617.651.0681
    hello@thevillageworks.com

    Directions

    Brookline Village Main Location
    202 Washington Street
    Brookline, MA 02445

    2 White Place Annex Location
    Brookline, MA 02445

    Jamaica Plain, Boston Main Location
    769 Centre Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

    Coolidge Corner Satellite
    (Long-Term Team Suite Only)
    318 Harvard Street #38
    Brookline, MA 02446