The Welcome Project 530 Mystic Ave, Somerville, MA02145 Founded in 1987, the Welcome Project is a non-profit, community organization headquartered on Mystic Avenue in…More Somerville. The organization is dedicated to fostering intercultural harmony and creating economic and social opportunities for Somerville's immigrant community through language, education and community outrach programs. For more information about the organization's philosophy and resources, visit the Welcome Project website.
Founded in 1992, this nonprofit supports Haitian immigrants by connecting them to social, medical and legal services,…More as well as educational opportunities. With the support of volunteer tutors, clients are offered literacy, citizenship and English language classes and training in small business setup and computer skills. The coalition also assists clients in their search for housing or elder care, and youths struggling to adapt to a new culture are provided with a range of support. Meanwhile, special projects direct aid to residents of Haiti.
The Haitian Coalition also operates the Community Computer Center located at the Clarendon Hill Housing Development, which provides computer access and training to all residents of Clarendon and the public. Volunteers are welcome to help in many ways including as ESL, computer and homework tutors.