Resources for Supporting Immigrants in Massachusetts

At CHA, we are proud to honor the diversity of our patients, staff and community and create a culture in which all feel valued and respected. As part of our mission to improve the health of our communities, please find below a list of local and national resources to help our patients and their families with questions about immigration status and immigrant and refugee health issues. This list is a sampling of available resources and will be updated regularly.

Click the links below for more information:

Social Services

Mass 211 - Essential community resources 
Boston Children’s Hospital - “HelpSteps” online guided questionnaire
Refugeography - Visual guide for immigrants and refugees in Boston
Cambridge Health Alliance - Immigration Physicals

Legal Assistance

Translations available at these websites
MassLegal Services - Legal Resource Finder
Greater Boston Legal Services - Service Locations
Immigration Advocates Network - National Immigration Legal Services Directory 

English Language Classes

Cambridge Public Library – The Literacy Project
Chelsea Public Schools - Intergenerational Literacy Program
Everett Adult Learning Center – ESL Resources
Malden Public Library – ESL Resources
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (MIRA) - Find English language and adult literacy classes
Somerville Public Library – ESL Resources

Overview of Basic Rights

Translations available at these websites
National Immigration Law Center - Know Your Rights Resources
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (MIRA) - Know Your Rights Resources
American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts - Know Your Rights Resources

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