The IAC relies entirely on donations from many generous businesses, individuals, and foundations including:

The Azorean Government


BayCoast Bank

Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation

Bristol Community College

Bristol County District Attorney

Bristol County Savings Bank

Carney Family Charitable Foundation

Coastline Elderly Services, Inc.

Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts – specifically the James Arnold Fund, the Polaroid Foundation, the Henry H. Crapo Foundation Fund, and the Emergency Response Fund




    New Bedford Society of Friends (Quakers)

    Sailor’s Snug Harbor

    Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation

    Senior Whole Health

    Senator Montigny Children’s Equality and Empowerment Fund

    William E. Schrafft and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust

    Southcoast Health

    United Healthcare

    The United Way of Greater New Bedford


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      Pandemic forces New Bedford yoga studio to close

      Pandemic forces New Bedford yoga studio to close

      By: Kiernan Dunlop,
      NEW BEDFORD – Vineeta Singh refers to the yoga studio she opened in April of last year as her baby.

      “I put everything I had into this business,” said Singh, who immigrated to the United States two and a half years ago from Delhi, India.

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      Galvin joins Mitchell to urge New Bedford immigrants to participate in Census

      Galvin joins Mitchell to urge New Bedford immigrants to participate in Census

      By Kerri Tallman
      “Leaders say counting immigrants could make big difference in federal funds city receives.”
      The survey is taken every 10 years to determine the country’s population. Mayor Jon Michell and Secretary of State William F. Galvin visited the Immigrants’ Assistance Center (IAC) in the South End Monday to talk about the importance of all New Bedford residents participating in it.

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      Our case managers are multi-lingual, speaking five languages, and multicultural, able to fully understand the subtleties of culturally-based dreams and fears.