Asian-American Civic Association

Filed Under: Education, Employment, Families, Food, Fuel Assistance, Housing, Physical and Mental Health
87 Tyler Street
5th Floor
Boston, ma 02111
Phone: 617-426-9492
Fax: 617-482-2316
TTY: 617-426-9157

Provides education, occupational training, and social services to economically disadvantaged people with limited English. AACA has six major components:

The Workforce Development Center provides vocational training for adults. The agency operates training programs involving banking and finance, facilities maintenance, automotive repair, computers, and job readiness workshops.

The Education Center offers basic English classes for speakers of other languages, intermediate English classes to help students prepare for college or enter skills training, and distance learning.

The Multi-Service Center provides assistance with immigration, housing, job counseling, health insurance, primary care, food stamps, social security, home heating oil, income tax preparation, college applications and access, individual/family counseling, and referrals.

Sampan is a bi-weekly newspaper that provides news about community concerns and development, health, arts and entertainment to the greater Boston Asian American community.

Buds & Blossoms Early Education & Care Center is committed to educating the whole child from infancy through preschool uniting the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices. Open M – F: 7am – 6pm.

Youth Center provides young people with opportunities to become engaged in community service and access to higher education and workforce opportunities to empower them to lead happy, healthy, and productive lives. Program includes Youth Employment Center, which provides youth seeking employment one-on-one help with finding entry level employment opportunities, writing resumes, cover letters, and interview preparations.

Service hours

M - F: 9am - 5pm


English, Chinese


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Last updated December 30, 2020


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