Community Resources

We work with a network of partners throughout New England to help neighbors access comprehensive services.

Resettlement Partners

We work alongside national and local partners to help welcome refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers, and others to New England communities.


Resettlement Agencies

International Institute of New England


Boston, MA location: 2 Boylston St. 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116

Lowell, MA location: 101 Jackson St. Ste. 2, Lowell, MA 01852

Contact: 617-695-9990 (Boston), 978-459-9031 (Lowell), or via their website

Services: Refugee resettlement, case management, health services navigation, employment, education and literacy, and citizenship programming


Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition


69 Canal St. 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02114

Contact: 617-350-5480

Services: MIRA is a dynamic and multi‐ethnic coalition with 140+ organizational members, including grassroots community organizations; refugee resettlement agencies; providers of social, legal and health services, faith-based organizations and civil and human rights advocates.

New Hampshire

Resettlement Agencies

International Institute of New England

Manchester, NH location: 470 Pine St. Lower Level, Manchester, NH 03104

Contact: 603-647-1500 or via their website

Services: Refugee resettlement, case management, health services navigation, employment, education and literacy, and citizenship programming

Legal Services

We work alongside national and local partners to help provide legal services for immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and others.


Community Legal Aid


370 Main Street, Suite 200, Worcester MA 01608

Contact: (508) 755-3260, or via their website

Services: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Employment Authorization, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T Visas, U Visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions.

Central West Justice Center, an affiliate of Community Legal Aid, Inc.


405 Main Street, 4th Floor, Worcester, MA 01608

Contact: 1-855-252-5342, or via their website

Services: Humanitarian – based immigration law services (U, T, VAWA, Asylum). To provide humanitarian-based immigration legal assistance to lowincome residents of Central and Western MA.

Catholic Charities of Worcester County


10 Hammond St. Worcester, MA 01610

Contact: (508) 798-0191, or via their website

Services: Help completing forms and filings with USCIS – provides assistance with the various forms of immigration applications, including family-based immigration, adjustment of status, employment authorization, and other related immigration forms and procedures.

CENTRO (FKA Centro Las Americas)


11 Sycamore St., Worcester, MA 01608

Contact: (508) 798-1900, or via their website

Services: Information and referral, counseling, and legal advice for refugees and immigrants. Can help with paperwork on how to apply for green card or citizenship. Free translation. Free copies and faxes of legal documents. 5 week waiting list for translation services.

Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (RIAC)


18 Chestnut Street, Suite 310, Worcester, MA 01608

Contact: (508) 756-7557, or via their website

Services: Post Resettlement Services: Staff with the help of volunteers and college interns provides ongoing assistance and support to those refugees and refugee families needing help. Direct Assistance, interpretation, medical case management, information and referral, employment counseling and cultural orientation are offered.

United Neighbors of Fitchburg


18 Fairmount Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Contact: (978) 342-2069

Services: Free ESOL and civics instruction (with financial literacy education), free translation and interpretation services, free on-site childcare during classes, transportation assistance to attend classes and attend USCIS appointments, fee waivers or assistance with loans for the citizenship fee through local banks, assistance with citizenship interview preparation, accompaniment to citizenship appointments as
needed, access to our other on-site services; food pantry, clothing closet, referral services, notary, open computer and job search lab, GED prep (in Spanish and English) and community training, organizing and leadership opportunities.

LGBTQ+ Resources

This list of LGBTQ+ resources has been vetted by outside organizations and is intended to provide community members with easy access to services.

In addition to these resources, you can find additional LGBTQ+ competent providers based on the service you need and your location through the Gender Diverse Care Coalition


Medical Care

Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center

Location: 142 Berkeley St. Boston, MA 02116 |  617-457-8140

Services: The Borum offers services to individuals age 12-29. Primary care, transgender health services, behavioral health, women’s health, birth control and emergency contraception, etc.

Insurance: MassHealth accepted


Fenway Health Ansin Building

Location: 1340 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02115 | 617-267-0900

Services: Full-services health care including medical, behavioral health, dental, and vision services; transgender health services, women’s health services, Violence Recovery Program, HIV and STD testing.

Insurance:  MassHealth accepted


MGH Transgender Health Program

Contact: (617) 643-7210,

Location: Bartlett Hall Extension, 4th Floor, Parkman St. Boston, MA  02114

Services: Gender-affirming care, including comprehensive primary care, endocrine/hormone management, case management and links to behavioral health and surgical services.

Insurance: MassHealth accepted


Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center

Worcester Location: 19 Tacoma St. Worcester, MA 01605

Framingham Location: 354 Waverly St. Framingham, MA 01702

Contact: (508) 595-1160

Services: LGBTQIA+ inclusive care, gender-affirming hormone therapy, trans healthcare

Insurance: MassHealth accepted.


Mental Health Care

The Network/La Red

Services: Support groups for LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence; individual support in the form of referrals, assistance with safety planning, peer supportive counseling, etc.

Hotline: 617-742-4911 (voice) or 800-832-1901 (Toll-Free).

Costs: Free


The Trevor Project

Services: Crisis counseling hotline

Hotline contact: To speak to a counselor, call 1-866-488-7386. To text with a counselor, text “START” to 678-678.

Costs: Free


The Boston Alliance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth (BAGLY)

Services: Drop-in counseling with a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) for LGBTQ+ youth ages 25 and under

Contact: Complete this intake form and email it to

Costs: Free


North Shore Alliance of GLBTQ Youth

Location: Salem, MA; Gloucester, MA; Lynn, MA; Newburyport, MA

Services: Various support group and social events for yout

Costs: Free


Brockton Area Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth (BrAGLY)

Location: 942 West Chestnut Street, Brockton, MA

Services: Weekly online youth support group for ages 14-19, one-to-one crisis counseling

Contact: For more information, email or


Supporters of Worcester Area GLBTQ+ Youth (SWAGLY)

Location: 165 Southbridge St. Worcester, MA 01608

Services: weekly programming that provides information on HIV/STI’s, sexual health counseling, gender affirmation support, community building, entertainment, field trips, prevention and screening, activism, LGBTQIA+ representation in the media.

Ages: 18 and under

Costs: Free


Glass (Justice Resource Institute)

Boston Location: 555 Amory Street, Suite 2, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Framingham Location: 1 Grant Street, Framingham, MA 01702

Boston Services: Drop-in mental health counseling and in-home therapy for LGBTQ+ youth of color between the age 13-25

Framingham Services: Support groups and social events for LGBTQ+ youth of color between the age 13-29

Cost: Free

New Hampshire

Medical Care

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Pediatric and Adolescent Transgender Program

Manchester location: 100 Hitchcock Way, Manchester, NH 03104
Lebanon location: One Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756

Contact: 603-650-8089,

Services: Regular exams and routine health care, dermatology gender services, gender-affirming surgeries and procedures, gender counseling services, gynecology gender services, hormonal treatment, urology gender services

Referrals: All pediatric and adolescent patients require a referral from a primary car provider or specialist

Insurance: See a list of accepted insurance plans


Equality Health Center

Location: 38 S. Main St. Concord, NH 03301 | 603-225-2739

Services: Physical exams, breast/chest checks, cervical screenings, STI testing and treatment, PrEP for HIV prevention, birth control, gender affirming hormone therapy

Insurance: Anthem Blue/Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim, United Health Care, CIGNA, Point 32, NH Medicaid, NH Healthy Families, Wellsense, AmeriHealth Caritas and Ambetter


PFLAG New Hampshire

Contact: To register for a support meeting, fill out the form found at this link

Services: Online and in-person support group meeting

Costs: Free


Seacoast Outright

Location: Community Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth NH 03801

Contact: 603-225-2739

Services: Youth groups for LGBTQ+ and Allied yout

Ages: Grades 6-12

Costs: Free

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