The IAC works with clients who have achieved citizenship to become economically self-sufficient and contributing members of the Greater New Bedford workforce. In a first of its kind partnership with Mass Hire Greater New Bedford Career Center, the IAC works with clients to provide job readiness skills such as:

Building computer proficiency, including software training


Creating a resumé


Researching employment opportunities


Applying for jobs


Interviewing skills


Continued language skills to include listening, elocution, grammar, reading, writing

Interpersonal skills in the workplace

Financial literacy

Are you ready to take your skills to the next level?


Are you a business or organization looking to help employees reach the next level?

If you said, “Yes!” then our Workforce Readiness modules are for you. Take a look at our upcoming class sessions or contact us to receive more information.

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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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