Haitian Cultural & Nonprofit Resources – Boston

Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston

As one of the largest providers of social services in Massachusetts, Catholic Charities of Boston offers nearly 90 programs and services in 27 locations around Eastern Massachusetts. From Lawrence to Brockton and Natick to Boston, our service sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts helped 200,475 of our neediest neighbors of all faiths last year.
Website: http://www.ccab.org
Address: A complete list of locations can be found here
Phone: 617-482-5440

Asosiyasyon Fanm Ayisyen nan Bos | Association of Haitian Women in Boston
AFAB’s mission is to empower Haitian women by helping them develop their individual and collective capacity to improve social, economic and political status and thus be able to effect positive changes in their life and their families’ lives.
Website: http://www.afab-kafanm.org
Address: 330 Fuller Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
Phone: 617-287-0096

The Haitian-Americans United, Inc.
H.A.U. is a non-profit organization founded in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to improve the quality of life for Haitians and Haitian-Americans through education, Community Empowerment and cultural development, using an approach where participation and unity are strongly favored.
Website: http://www.hauinc.org/index.asp
Address: 10 Fairway Street, Suite 218, P.O. Box 260440, Mattapan, MA 02126
Phone: 617-298-2976

Haitian-American Public Health Initiatives
HAPHI is a minority run, non-profit agency dedicated to providing members of the Haitian-American community in Metro Boston with culturally and linguistically accessible information and services to improve their health and wellbeing. Located in Mattapan, HAPHI was founded in 1989 by a group of Haitian-American health care professionals to address pressing public health issues confronting Boston’s Haitian community.
Website: http://haphi.org
Address: 1601-1603 Blue Hill Avenue, PO Box 260386 , Mattapan, MA 02126
Phone: 617-298-8076

Haitian Health Institute (HHI)
The Haitian community has a number of social, professional and public health organizations. Several of them and their mission statements are listed on the website.
Website: https://www.bmc.org/haitianhealth/communityresources.htm
Address: Haitian Health Institute, Boston Medical Center, 771 Albany Street, Dowling 4, Room 4416, Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617-414-7702

Institute for Justice & Democracy In Haiti
We are a partnership of Haitian and US human rights advocates, supporting the Haitian people in their grassroots struggle for a just system of law, a society without violence, social justice, and a democratic government.
Website: http://www.ijdh.org
Address: 666 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, MA 02127
Phone: 617-652-0876

Haitian Mental Health (HMH) Network
HMH Network is a Boston-based organization comprised of a group of mental health providers, including psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, mental health counselors, psychiatric nurses, and pastoral counselors.  Members of the HMH Network work collaboratively with community-based agencies as well as local, national and international institutions to improve access for Haitians to mental health services that are comprehensive, integrated, culturally sensitive, and developmentally appropriate.
Website: http://www.hmhnetwork.org/boston-based-agencies.html
Address: The Haitian Mental Health Network, P.O. Box 320089, Boston, MA 02132-0089
Email: HMHnetwork@gmail.com

The Haiti Development Institute
The HDI leverages the depth and breathe of our work over the past five years to promote sustainable and equitable development in Haiti. The Haiti Development Institute intends to act as a bridge and intermediary to build a thriving organizational ecosystem by addressing gaps in information, capacity, dialogue, and collaboration to serve the nonprofit, philanthropic, and public sectors. We will focus on building coalitions among actors and funders, and conducting other field-building work including case studies, research, and documentation to support philanthropic investments for greater impact.
Address: 420 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116
Phone: 617-338-1627

The Haitian Multi-Service Center
The largest social service agency serving the Haitian population in Massachusetts, is a non-profit agency founded in 1978 to meet the needs of the rapidly increasing number of Haitian refugees coming to the area.  It joined the Catholic Charities network in 1984.  Its mission is to serve, in a linguistically and culturally sensitive manner, the health, education, day care and the immigration/settlement/food needs of the Haitian community, numbered at about 20-25,000, and to foster economic and social self-sufficiency. Today it serves 5,000 families annually.
Website: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/pulse/haitianmultiservicecenter.html
Address: Haitian Multi-Service Center, 12 Bicknell Street, Dorchester, MA 02121
Phone: 617-436-284