Catholic Charities maintains two sites in the Great Boston area -- the Labouré Center in South Boston and the Yawkey Center in Dorchester. Along with the main sites, there are a host of other programs in neighborhoods throughout the city and surrounding areas including Jamaica Plain, Somerville and Cambridge.
The Labouré Center offers 9 programs and over 33 services. In the past year over 3, 500 people received assistance through programs focused on youth and families. Catholic Charities Greater Boston provides direct service in Dorchester at the Yawkey Center as well as in Somerville with an array of programs including basic needs , parenting programs, an after-school program for teens, elder social services, and a variety of shelters. More than 38,000 are served each year through Catholic Charities Greater Boston. All of the programming is designed to address the complex issues that many individuals and families face today.
The Labouré Center is also home to the Refugee and Immigration Services division which assists over 17,000 refugees and immigrants each year through legal assistance, interpreter services, refugee resettlement and ESOL classes.
LABOURE CENTER - South Boston
Catholic Charities Labouré Center
Laboure Center Child Care
Refugee and Immigration Services
275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127
Services: Basic Needs, Child Care, Counseling, Education and Training, Family Support, Post Adoption Search and Youth Mentoring & Tutoring.
Community Interpreter Services, Immigration Legal Services, Refugee Employment Services and Refugee Resettlement
Catholic Charities Greater Boston at Somerville
270 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143
Services: Basic Needs, Food Pantry, Human Resources
YAWKEY CENTER - Dorchester
Catholic Charities Greater Boston
Haitian Multi Service Center
Yawkey Child Care Center
185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02121
Services: Adult Education, Basic Needs, Child Care, Elder Services, ESOL, Family Support, Food Pantry, Shelter, Youth Education
Teen Center at St. Peter's
278 Bowdoin St., Dorchester, MA 02122
Somerville Family Child Care
187 Central Street, Somerville, MA 02145
Services: Family Child Care