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 is a non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable corporation under 501 (c) 3 of the US Internal Revenue codes. 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 individuals and families seeking to achieve self-sufficiency build purposeful lives through our unique mix of comprehensive integrated services, exceptional care, and an unequalled cultural and linguistic competence.

Our Vision

To create a fully-integrated multi-cultural, multi-linguistic health and human services delivery system, while developing long-term economic strength and sustainability.

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Centro Las Americas, Inc. (CENTRO) is a charitable organization exempt from taxation under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes in accordance with applicable law. Financial and other information may be obtained by contacting Agustina Velazquez at CENTRO, 11 Sycamore St., Worcester, MA  01608, 508-798-1900.

Help support CENTRO’s mission to assist those individuals and families, striving to become self-sufficient, achieve their dream, with a tax deductible contribution.

Latest News

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Latin American Festival, 2020 – Important Update

30th Latin American Festival – Postponed to 2021


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Job Fair 2020


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