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    • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
    • Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital

Resources for Supporting Immigrants in Massachusetts

Alert: Some CHA centers and services will be closed on Memorial Day (Monday, May 28). Please see this schedule for details.

At Cambridge Health Alliance, 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:

CHA Immigration Exams

Immigration Exams - USCIS immigration (Green Card) health exams

Legal Consultations

Free confidential legal consultations for immigrants under 21 - CHA Cambridge Teen Health Center, CHA Everett Teen Health Center, and CHA Somerville Teen Connection.

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

Social Services

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

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) - 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 - Know Your Rights Resources
American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts - Know Your Rights Resources

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