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Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)

About this Organization

Our mission is to improve the lives of Portuguese speakers in Massachusetts and help them become contributing, active participants in American society while maintaining a strong ethnic identity and a sense of community.

We work with and for the Brazilian, Cabo Verdean, Portuguese and other Portuguese-speaking communities to increase access and remove barriers to health, education and social services through direct services, advocacy, leadership, and community development.

Services include:

  • citizenship assistance
  • domestic violence/sexual assault advocacy
  • driver alcohol education
  • elder services
  • employment & career assistance
  • family support
  • HIV/Sexually transmitted infections
  • immigration integration
  • intimate partner abuse educational program
  • translations/notary public
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