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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Immigrants’ Assistance Center is moving to larger and more efficient space

Immigrants’ Assistance Center is moving to larger and more efficient space

NEW BEDFORD – The Immigrants’ Assistance Center will soon be moving to a larger and more efficient space to help its continued growth, announced its executive director at the center’s summer fundraiser held Aug. 8 at the Museum of Madeiran Heritage in New Bedford…

By Lurdes C. da Silva / O Jornal / Posted Aug 16, 2019 at 3:26 PM online

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Immigrants’ Assistance Center looks to expand space, services

NEW BEDFORD — With an increasing number of clients, the Immigrants’ Assistance Center is hoping to expand inside the building that it shares with the Casa da Saudade Library in the South End. “In order for us to meet the needs, we need to expand,” Executive Director...

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