Our Services


Refugee Resettlement

Legal services:

Tens of thousands of people now seek refuge in the United States. Many of them Haitians, Venezuelans, Salvadoran and other people from Latin America and Africa, including Haitian humanitarian parolees, face complex immigration legal challenges as they work toward securing a permanent future here.

MCIRI helps them navigate the U.S. legal immigration system by providing access to free immigration legal services and legal orientation.

Family and Community Support

We make a powerful impact on people and communities by breaking cycles of poverty and trauma.

Our family centers are warm and welcoming places in the community. We offer parenting education, child development activities, support groups, resource fairs, community referrals and connections to basic needs like food, clothing, health care, housing, and employment. Our caring and committed staff represent the communities and cultures we serve.

We offer multiple family support programs in North Central Massachusetts providing basic needs assistance, and resource navigation.


English as a second language

MCIRI designed English courses to help immigrants and refugees become economically self-sufficient and socially and civically engaged. Classes are offered free of charge, year-round to students who range from those with little or no formal education to those with advanced degrees in their native languages.

Our staff determines the language needs and personal and educational goals of each student when they enroll. Students are placed into programs that best meet their individual needs, and counseling is provided to help them achieve their goals.

Job Readiness

MCIRI board and programs, strong with many workforce Development professionals equip refugees and immigrants with the skills, resources and support they need to land in productive jobs (Manufacturing, agriculture, construction, transportation, hotel industries restaurants etc.…). Refugees and immigrants have access to services as:

  • Employability assessment
  • Training and job development
  • Vocational training and skills recertification
  • Job placement
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