Empowering Individuals & Families

Who We Are

Established in 1977, CENTRO, formerly Centro Las Americas, is the largest minority led, community based, multiservice, multicultural, multilingual, nonprofit organization in Central Massachusetts. CENTRO’s primary purpose is to assist individuals and families striving to reach self-sufficiency while promoting social responsibility, fostering cultural identity, and encouraging families to be significant contributors to the community as a whole.

Our Mission
To assist those individuals and families, striving to become self-sufficient, achieve their dream.

Our Vision
To become the premier go-to services institution for Latino and immigrant communities and other underserved populations, across our footprint.

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2304, 2018

Close-up on Venezuela: Country’s struggles in focus at Latino Film Festival

WORCESTER — One way of looking at the Venezuelan film “Hermano,” about two young men raised as brothers who look […]

3003, 2018

Thank You All for Your Help and Commitment to This Program/CENTRO

Dear Prospective Foster Family,

we are honored to learn of your interest in becoming a member of our CENTRO family, by […]

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