Immigrants' Assistance Center, Inc.

58 Crapo Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508) 996-8113 | Fax: (508) 993-6621

About this Location

The Immigrants Assistance Center helps immigrants overcome language, cultural and economic barriers and integrate into the American way of life while maintaining their ethnic identity and pride.

Specialties and Services


  • Case Management
  • Citizenship Education
  • Community Education & Outreach
  • Deportation Support Services
  • Elder Services
  • Immigrant Social Services

Service Settings

  • Family Support Services
  • Food Aid
  • Home / Community-Based Services
  • Refugee & Immigrant Assistance


  • Community Resources and Supportive Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Immigrant Social Services
  • Case Management
  • Need-based Education/Information
  • Referrals to Community Programs
  • Intensive Case Management (immigrant youth at risk and their families/guardians)

Citizenship Education
Educational Programs including:

  • ESOL
  • Citizenship and Native Language Citizenship
  • Citizenship Preparation Assistance

Elderly Services

  • Portuguese Elder Day Program
  • Escort and Advocacy Services
  • Navigating the Health Care System
  • Assistance locating public benefits/programs

Deportation Support Services

  • Outreach to incarcerated legal, permanent residents facing deportation
  • Familial Support and Social Services

Food and Clothing

  • Member of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program through the United Way and the National Board


  • Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Limited Transportation Services
  • Public Transportation Accessible

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Anyone can refer for services
  • Walk-ins are accepted

Intake Process

May vary by program, please call for more information

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Other Elgibility Criteria:

  • Limited or non-English speaking


  • Does not apply