Immigrant Outreach Program

Aligned with Lynn Community Health Center’s Mission, the Immigrant Outreach Program strives to improve the health and well-being of all immigrants, regardless of status, in Greater Lynn.

The program works to support the growing immigrant community through initiatives focused on advocacy, education, empowerment, outreach enhancement and complex case management.
Consisting of a program manager and case management specialist, the bilingual team emphasizes cultural humility, social justice, and strength-based approaches in order to create a welcoming community for all immigrants. Programming serves the needs of immigrant patients, health center staff, and local community organizations.

Civil Surgeon Examination at LCHC

Immigrants to the United States who are applying for adjustment of status are required to have a medical examination.The medical examination must be conducted by a civil surgeon who has been designated by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Lynn Community Health Center is a designated Civil Surgeon Site.
Please call 781-715-6246 (voicemail only) with questions or to make an appointment.

Resource List

Adult Education

ESL, GED and HiSet

Pathways Adult Education & Training, Inc
Address:
Clock Tower Business Center
330 Lynnway, Suite 302
Lynn, MA 01901

Phone: 781-599-8543
Website: https://www.pathwayslynn.org

Translation Function Location on Website: none

Pathways, Inc. works with adults who seek to learn or improve their English or obtain a high school equivalency, while planning out a career pathway leading to a job that pays a living wage.

Child Education

Lynn Public Schools Welcome Center
Address:
100 Bennett Street
Lynn, MA ​​01905

Phone: (781) 592-8796 (English/Español)
Website: http://www.lynnschools.org/departments/welcome_center.shtml

Translation Function Location on Website: Top Right hand corner

As the first place of interaction parents/caregivers, and children have with Lynn Public Schools, the Welcome Center promises consistent standards for culturally responsive practices so all families are immersed in a supportive environment where families feel valued, respected, and understood, so children learn to thrive, and impact the greater community and the world.

All students entering the Lynn Public Schools for the first time, all students reentering the Lynn Public Schools due to a break in their enrollment status, and all students requesting transfers from one school to another within the Lynn Public School system must sign-up at the Welcome Center.

What You Will Need
Must schedule an appointment to register a new student. May call to schedule appt at main phone number or extensions of personnel located on website. May also schedule appointment by going in person.

Registration information and documents needed on website.

Adult Support

ESL, GED and HiSet / Food / Family Support

Catholic Charities
Address:
117 North Common Street
Lynn, MA 01902

Phone: 781-593-2312
Website: www.ccab.org

Translation Function Location on Website: None

Catholic Charities help people, regardless of their faith, who are struggling with poverty and other complex issues, through supporting basic Needs, Education & Training, Family Support, Counseling, Development & Volunteers.

Must be a Lynn resident.

Contact Information
Please call or visit in-person

Food Program

The Salvation Army, Lynn
Address:
1 Franklin Street
Lynn, MA 01902

Phone: 781-598-0673
Website: massachusetts.salvationarmy.org MA

Translation Function Location on Website: None

Food Pantry is offered T, W, F from 9am-12pm.
Must be a resident of Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott

Housing Advocacy

Lynn United for Change
Address:
112 Exchange Street
Lynn, MA 01901

Phone: 781-531-9199
Website: lynnunited.org

Translation Function Location on Website: Informational flyers available in Spanish and English on website

Lynn United for Change Social Justice Organization is a volunteer-based community group that fights for social and economic justice and the human right to housing. They are dedicated to fighting back against unjust evictions and foreclosures. They are not a business, and they do not charge for the information, support, and solidarity they provide.

Clients can call to ask for support or fill out form at lynnunited.org.
Eligibility: Advocates will direct you to other resources if needed.

Housing Rent Assistance

Family Success Center, LHAND
Address:
39 Curwin Terrace
Lynn, MA 01905

Phone: (339) 883-2342
Website: lhand.org

Translation Function Location on Website: Top right hand corner

Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development (LHAND) offers Lynn residents support with accessing rental assitance programs: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) Program

Eligibility Requirements listed at www.mass.gov

Online Application for rent assistance programs: applyhousinghelp.mass.gov

If you have questions or need assistance applying, please call the Family Success Center at (339) 883-2342 or email fsc@lhand.org.

Home Heating / Fuel Assistance

Healing Abuse. Working for Change(HAWC)
Address: Undisclosed for safety purposes

Phone: 781-592-9900; 24-hour support 1-800-547-1649.
Website: hawcdv.org

Translation Function Location on Website: None; Bilingual Advocates available via phone and in person

Advocates at HAWC validate survivors’ experiences, identify abuse, and set survivors on the path toward a life free from violence and fear. By offering support and connecting survivors with other legal or medical services, temporary housing, or support groups, the advocacy program reminds survivors that they are strong, capable, and not alone in this process.

To understand if what you’re experiencing is abuse, or to start making a safety plan, call our hotline at 1-800-547-1649.

Phone.
If it is safer or more convenient for you to request an appointment electronically, please fill out the form: hawcdv.org get help appointment form

Domestic Violence Survivor Support

LEO (Leading through Empowering Opportunities)
Address:
156 Broad St
Lynn, MA 01901

Phone: 781-581-7220
Website: leoinc.org

Translation Function Location on Website: None. Translated resources accessible in Google Drive

Advocates at HAWC validate survivors’ experiences, identify abuse, and set survivors on the path toward a life free from violence and fear. By offering support and connecting survivors with other legal or medical services, temporary housing, or support groups, the advocacy program reminds survivors that they are strong, capable, and not alone in this process.

To understand if what you’re experiencing is abuse, or to start making a safety plan, call our hotline at 1-800-547-1649.

Phone.
If it is safer or more convenient for you to request an appointment electronically, please fill out the form: hawcdv.org get help appointment form