News & Events

11 06, 2020

Latin American Festival, 2020 – Important Update

June 11th, 2020|

30th Latin American Festival – Postponed to 2021

To our beloved and resilient community,

We know the last few months have been hard for everyone and we are all looking forward to coming together as one […]

6 01, 2020

Job Fair 2020

January 6th, 2020|

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Are you looking for a job?

CENTRO is pleased to invite you to our FIRST Job Fair of 2020.

We will have nine (9) locally recognized agencies that offer […]

2 01, 2020

Happy New Year!

January 2nd, 2020|

9 12, 2019


December 9th, 2019|

The Census Bureau has multiple job opportunities across Massachusetts.

The Census Bureau currently has openings for Partnership Specialists, Census Field Managers, and Regional Technicians. A Supervisory Partnership Specialist position just opened […]

4 12, 2019

Father Miguel Bafaro

December 4th, 2019|

Father “Miguel” Bafaro was received into the arms of his Father on Thursday, November 28, after a long convalescence.

The Latino community of Worcester, along with the whole of our city, and the thousands of lives he touched in Central, South American, and everywhere he spent any significant […]

20 11, 2019

2019 Best of Fitchburg Award

November 20th, 2019|

Press Release


Centro Comunal Hispano De Worcester Receives 2019 Best of Fitchburg Award

Fitchburg Award Program Honors the Achievement

FITCHBURG November 5, 2019 — Centro Comunal Hispano De Worcester has been selected for 2019 Best of Fitchburg Award […]

25 07, 2019

CARF Accreditation Press Release

July 25th, 2019|


Centro Las Americas earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Worcester, MA — 07/25/19 — CARF International announced that CENTRO, Inc. has been accredited for three years for its Host Family Program (Adult Foster Care Program). This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to CENTRO.

This accreditation decision represents the highest level […]

20 06, 2019

CENTRO Emergency Food Pantry

June 20th, 2019|

June 20, 2019

By: Merari Alvarado | Assistant Director of Community Support


Centro Las Americas (Centro, Inc.), Foodbank provides area residents with emergency food provisions. The goal of this program is to reduce hunger among Worcester families and increase their chances of self-reliance by distributing quality food provisions and making appropriate referrals to other services and programs.

Cento […]

23 04, 2019

2019 Latino Film Festival

April 23rd, 2019|

Saturday, August 20, 2016
From 12 noon to 9:00 pm
On the Common at City Hall, Worcester, MA

30 01, 2019

Volunteer Services

January 30th, 2019|

Four Students from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine visited Centro recently to help reorganize one of our Food Pantry’s storage area.

They are from left: Harris Fitzgerl, Olivia Pea, Jay Sheintop and Hannah Kim.

They are all second-year students and members of the Tufts Veterinary Council on […]