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The Vietnamese-American Civic Association, Inc. (VACA) was established as a Mutual Assistance Association (MAA) in 1984 by Vietnamese refugees to aid Vietnamese refugees and immigrants.

Located in the Fields Corner neighborhood of Dorchester, the heart of Boston’s Vietnamese community, our mission is to promote family self-sufficiency and well-being, and to facilitate community empowerment among the Vietnamese population of Greater Boston. We achieve our mission by providing an array of services to help individuals and families realize economic stability, social integration and a successful transition to the United States.

Currently these services include: English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), citizenship and civics classes, health education and outreach, youth development programs, elderly services, and workforce development services

History

The Vietnamese-American Civic Association, Inc. (VACA) was established as a Mutual Assistance Association (MAA) in 1984 by Vietnamese refugees to aid Vietnamese refugees and immigrants. Located in Fields Corner, the heart of Boston’s Vietnamese community, our mission is to promote family self-sufficiency and well-being, and to facilitate community empowerment among the Vietnamese population of Boston and Greater Boston. We achieve our mission by providing a wide array of services to help individuals and families realize economic stability, social integration, and a successful transition to the United States.

Currently these services include: English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), citizenship and civics classes, health education and outreach, youth development programs, elderly services, and workforce development services.

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Mission

“VACA’s mission is to promote family self-sufficiency and well-being, and to facilitate community empowerment among the Vietnamese community of Boston and Greater Boston.”

Over the past 30 years, VACA has worked with our constituents to develop a wide array of services to help Vietnamese individuals and families realize economic stability, social integration, and a successful transition to the United States. Currently our service include : Social Direct service, English to Speakers of other language, Civic and Citizenship classes, health education and outreach, youth programing, and Housing counselling program.

Client

  • Newly arrived immigrants and refugees
  • Vietnamese American Individuals and family in Boston and Greater Boston

Hour of Operation

9am -12 pm from Monday to Friday
Or by appointment through 617-288-7344

Contact us:

VACA – Hoi Viet My office
42 Charles St, Dorchester, MA 02122
Phone: 617-288-7344
Fax: 617-822-3717

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