Founded in 1989, Centro Latino serves more than 8,000 Latinos and immigrants in Eastern Massachusetts every year. We offer the broadest range of relevant, high quality classes and programs delivered in a patient and caring environment that helps Latinos and immigrants seeking to improve their lives to become confident and independent members of the community. We are located in Chelsea and Cambridge. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and promote the self-determination of Latinos and immigrants in Eastern Mass. through education, health, and social well-being strategies.
Adult Education Programs Computer / Technology programs Health & Substance Abuse Programs Citizenship and Immigration Programs Young Parents Programs
Since its inception, Centro Latino has offered citizenship and immigration services to Chelsea’s rapidly growing immigrant population, and this program remains a core function of the agency to the present.Learn more
Centro Latino offers a variety of technical courses for individuals and businesses that prepares our students for new employment opportunities and advancement. If you are new to computers, email, or interested in working with images or spreadsheets take a look at our courses.Learn more
Like many non-profits, we rely on our volunteers, the blood of nonprofit organizations, to help us with administrative work, our students and our events. If you or someone you are are interested in volunteering at Centro Latino, please give us a call or email us.Learn more
155 individuals improved their English language skills and can better communicate in their workplace.
334 individuals received immigration counseling and support. Of these, 55 became naturalized U.S. citizens, and 41 refugees from Iran, Iraq, Cuba, and Somalia gained legal permanent residency status.
38 pregnant/parenting teens made progress towards an educational credential; 16 of them found employment.
331 individuals received counseling and support around substance abuse issues, including 229 inmates at the Middlesex Jail in Cambridge.
186 individuals made significant improvement in their English language skills, as measured by a nationally recognized assessment tool.
457 individuals learned how to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS. 357 individuals got tested for HIV and now know their status.
97 HIV+ individuals gained knowledge about community resources and how to access and navigate their health care options as well as provided peer support to each other about ways to improve their quality of life.
272 individuals increased their computer technology skills.
Computer Training Fall’14
Improve your computer and technology skills this Summer! Courses for everyone, all levels:
- Introduction to computers
- Internet and Typing
- Microsoft Office 2010
- Adobe Photoshop CS3
- Computer Maintenance and Repair (CompTIA A+)
- CompTIA, Microsoft & Cisco CCNA certifications
Register now and get $25 off your registration!
Please call us for more information at (617) 884-3238
Classes start Saturday, September 6th, 2014