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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Latest News

610, 2017

Memo on Relief Efforts

Dear Friends of Puerto Rico & Other Latin-American Countries affected by recent natural disasters:

Many people are asking us, what is […]

2102, 2017

Our site is now multilingual!

Our website is now publicly available in both Spanish and Portuguese. Go to the top-right corner of the page and […]

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