Services for Immigrants and Refugees
Washington, DC is home to a thriving and vibrant community of immigrants from around the world. Many come to America with the dream of starting over and building a better life. Others fled violence and the fear of death, seeking asylum and safety. Our staff speak 35 different languages, many with their own stories of immigration.
Medical and Dental Services
Medical Clinics, Washington, DC, and Silver Spring, MD: Medical clinic providing non-emergency services to uninsured patients. Located in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, DC. Staff speak both English and Spanish.
Dental Clinics, Washington, DC and Silver Spring, MD: Dental clinic serving uninsured adults and children by providing preventive and acute dental services. Located in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, DC. Staff speak both English and Spanish.
Archdiocesan Health Care Network: Connects low-income patients with pro bono specialized health care from area doctors and hospitals.
Spanish Catholic Center
The Spanish Catholic Center provides medical, dental, education, employment, legal and social services to Latinos and immigrants. With several locations in Washington, DC, Montgomery County, MD, and Prince George's County, MD, we can help you.
Our Refugee Center works with individuals who have recently relocated to the region with refugee status. We work to connect our clients with employment opportunities, language classes and help acclimate into their new culture.
Immigration Legal Services
Our Immigration Legal Services team provides legal assistance to individuals seeking to apply for legal status in the United States of America.
Employment Training Programs
We offer a number of programs designed to help immigrants learn a new trade or skill as part of becoming independent.
Building Maintenance Job Readiness Training: Classes are taught in Spanish, held on weekends for eight weeks at a time.
Pre-Apprenticeship Green Construction Training Program: This class runs for 12 weeks. Training integrates a number of skill sets to provide the graduates with knowledge and abilities to compete in the emerging green economy. The program teaches the basics of carpentry, electricity, solar panel installation, and job-site skills. The class is taught in English with assistance for Spanish speakers.
Job Club: Available at the Refugee Center, this weekly class focuses on teaching employment skills from the job interview to social norms of American society to on-the-job support.