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Immigration and Naturalization Service

Government agency that manages status and citizenship for non-United States citizens. Provide services related to travel, detention, employment, and naturalization. Other assistance available. Located in Government Center.

Boston District Office
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
Government Center, Room E-160
Boston, MA 02203

Phone: 1-800-375-5283

International Institute of New England

Provides employment training, social services, resettlement services, ESL and adult literacy services for immigrant and refugee population. Services available in 28 languages.

1 Milk Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Phone: 617-695-9990
Fax: 617-695-9191

Jewish Family & Children's Service

Provides assessment and treatment of a range of emotional problems from common issues of adjustment to severe behavioral difficulties. Services include individual, couples and family counseling; psychiatric assessment and medication treatment for adults; school and workplace consultation; specialized assistance for adults and children dealing with divorce. Accepts referrals from a variety of sources. Main site in Waltham with offices in Brookline, Worcester, and Danvers.

1430 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: 781-647-5327, 617-227-6641

Mass 2-1-1 Help

Provides services to refugees and immigrants in the areas of citizenship education, cultural transition counseling, English as a Second Language, employment programs, support groups, benefits assistance, immigrant rights groups, and immigration and naturalization legal services.

P.O. Box 20057
Worcester, MA 01602

Phone: Dial 2-1-1

PAIR Project

Helps asylum-seekers and immigrants in detention. Pro-bono asylum project client with an attorney who prepares presents case before asylum office or detention court. Helps to file the I-589 asylum application and to submit supporting evidence, including the client declaration, expert affidavits, and country condition documentation. Detention Center Program provides "Know Your Rights" seminars, distributes a self-help manual, and provides referrals for reduced fee legal assistance.

99N Washington Street
Suite 106
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-742-9296 or 201-508-6100
Fax: 617-742-9385

Refugee and Immigration Services

Services include Refugee Resettlement, Community Interpreter Services, Immigration Legal Services, Employment Services and ESOL classes.

Laboure Center, 275 West Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127

Phone: 617-268-9670

Refugee Settlement Phone: 617-464-8100

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