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La Alianza Hispana
ADDRESS (map)409 Dudley Street
PHONE617-427-7175 x 222
HOURS9:00 - 5:00
CONTACT Kurt Somerville
TITLEEvents and Development Coordinator

La Alianza Hispana is a results-oriented organization strategically focused on family support services, elder care programming, and workforce development and education. People and families are the heart of our work, and our impact is measured in the number of individuals and families who have: stabilized their lives, developed healthy parenting styles, are living independent, healthy lives, and have obtained sustainable employment.•100 families enrolled in our public health and mental health services; •200 seniors and people with disabilities engaged in health-focused activities in an inclusive, supportive environment;•40 school-age youth improved their grades and developed new interests in math and science; and•150 working adults graduated from our workplace English classes with 800 on waiting list.
NEIGHBORHOOD Greater Boston, Roxbury, North Dorchester, Jamaica Plain
POPULATION SERVED Latino & Cape Verdean
LANGUAGES ON STAFF Spanish, English, Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese
ADULT EDUCATION The Workforce and Learning programs help to prepare Latinos for the world of work by offering services that enhance basic skills. These include: • ESOL, a literacy education program which has a waiting list of over 200 individuals and serves 175 students a year; • Onsite work-place English provided to workers at Sterlingware of Boston, a clothing manufacturing company; • The Timothy Smith Learning Center, a community computer center with 17 computer stations open and accessible to the broader community from Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Basic Microsoft Office classes, internet research and job search are offered daily in the morning and twice per week; • Abriendo Caminos (Opening Pathways) provides 22 Latina women, all of whom are TAFDC recipients with onsite practical work experience through an internship at La Alianza.
AFTERSCHOOL / CHILDCARE "Club Latino, an after school program that serves 40 Limited-English proficient students per year by providing after school academic and enrichment services onsite at the Lilla G. Frederick middle school.
HEALTH / SOCIAL SERVICES •The Latino Family Counseling Center (LFCC), a clinically licensed mental health clinic, offers a wide variety of bilingual/bicultural clinical and supportive services to over 600 clients per year;•Parent Mentoring offers a continum of services for families who have stabilized but need continued support•Madres en Proceso, identified as one of the top performing Healthy Start programs in Massachusetts, helps prospective mothers to ensure that their babies are born healthy and have a head start in life; •Hijas Adelante, a psycho-educational group for girls at risk of violence and trauma•The Aliancianos Unidos Senior Center, an elder-focused Latino program that provides services that help over 200 Latino seniors to stay healthy and maintain their independence; •The Aliancianos Unidos Senior Center, an elder-focused Latino program that provides services that help over 200 Latino seniors to stay healthy and maintain their independence.

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