The Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center,  formerly known as the Somali Women and Children’s Association, was established in 1993. It is a community-based, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting educational and socio-economic development in Massachusetts refugee and immigrant communities.

Our Mission

Our Mission RIAC’s mission is to promote cultural, educational, and socioeconomic development in the refugee and immigrant communities.             To realize our mission, RIAC offers the following range of services to support successful resettlement and to promote self-sufficiency: • Refugee Resettlement • Post-Resettlement Support Services • Community Education & Outreach • Counseling Services.

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Programs & Services

Programs & Services RIAC has offices in Jamaica Plain, Worcester, and Lynn.

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Events

Events

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