Citizenship service providers

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? The agencies below provide citizenship classes and other services to help qualified applicants. Click here to learn more about the process.

Greater Boston

Organization

Services/activities

Agencia ALPHA
(CLJ Social Transformation Center)
62 Northampton St., Boston, MA 02118

617-522-6382

Beginner and intermediate citizenship classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-00, N-600, N-648 disability and I-912 fee waiver; interview and test preparation, and support services at two sites: Boston and East Boston

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
885 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111

617-635-5129

ESOL classes
Assistance filling out citizenship applications

Cape Verdean Community UNIDO
492 Dudley St.
Roxbury, MA 02199

617-442-6644

Weekly orientation and ESOL classes
Citizenship classes
Workshops and voter registration efforts
Creole classes

East Boston Ecumenical Community Council (EBECC)
50 Meridian St., Suite. B-1
East Boston, MA 02128

617-567-2750

ESOL/civics classes with pre- and post-test
Citizenship application assistance including N-648,N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation, as well as support services

Haitian American Public Health Initiatives (HAPHI)
1603 Blue Hill Ave. PO Box 260386
Mattapan, MA 02126

617-298-8076

Beginner-level ESOL/civics classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation
Referral to legal services

Irish International Immigrant Center
100 Franklin St., LL-1
Boston, MA 02110

617-542-7654

Beginner and intermediate ESOL/civics classes
Free Consultation with Immigration Lawyer
Help with family-based permanent residence
Family reunification through visa petitions and consular processing
Green card applications for asylees and refugees
Petitions for asylee and refugee relatives
Naturalization Temporary Protected Status applications
Renewal of permanent residence cards
Violence Against Women Act petitions
Provisional waivers
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation and support services

International Institute of New England
1 Milk St.
Boston, MA 02109

617-695-9990

Citizenship exam preparation and naturalization application help

Sites in Boston, Lowell, Lynn

Jewish Vocational Services
29 Winter St., Suite 500
Boston, MA 02108

617-399-3223

ESOL
Green Card Renewal
EAD application
Preparation for the Citizenship Interview and Test
N-400 application assistance
N-600 application assistance

Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)
1046 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

617-825-5897

ESOL/civics classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation

Sites in Cambridge, Dorchester, Somerville, Brighton, Framingham, Lowell

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
105 Chauncy St., #901
Boston, MA 02111

617-350-5480

Technical Assistance to CNAP providers
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver

Project Citizenship
4 Faneuil South Market Building
3rd Floor, Suite 4025
Boston, MA 02109

617-694-5949

Provide free, high quality services to legal permanent residents to help them become U.S citizens
Free workshops, eligibility screening, application assistance, legal referrals and all materials needed to apply for U.S. citizenship

Somali Development Center
203-205 Green St
Jamaica Plain 02130

617-522-0700

ESOL classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, N-600, fee waiver, interview and test preparation and other vital support services

Vietnamese-American Civic Association, Inc.
1452 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122

617-288-7344

Immigration services: Renewal of permanent resident status, removal of conditional green card, petition for family member, citizenship application

 

Northeast Massachusetts

Organization

Services/activities

Asian Center of Merrimack Valley, Inc.
439 S. Union St.
Building 2 Basement
Lawrence, MA 0184

978-683-7316

ESOL/civics classes
Free legal clinics-information sessions
N-400 clinics
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation and support services

Bosnian Community Center for Refugee Development (BCCRD)
20 Wheeler St., Suite 401
Lynn, MA 01902

781-593-0100

Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview, test preparation, free legal consultation and other support services

Lawrence Family Development
34 West Street
Lawrence, MA 01841

978-689-9863

Assistance in completion of Citizenship/Naturalization application forms

New Americans Center/Russian Community Association of MA
20 Wheeler St. Suite 401
Lynn, MA 01902

781-593-0100

ESOL, Interview Preparation and Citizenship classes
Citizenship application assistance: Application for Naturalization (N-400), Medical Disability Waiver (N-648), Naturalization Fee Waiver

 

Central Massachusetts

Organization

Services/activities

Ascentria Community Services
11 Shattuck St.
Worcester, MA 01605

774-243-3100

ESOL/civics classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648,N-400, fee waivers and support services

Catholic Charities of Worcester (CCW)
10 Hammond St.
Worcester, MA 01610

508-860-2261

Application assistance, interview preparation, support services, voter registration

Framingham Adult ESOL Plus
P.O. Box 4860
Framingham, MA 01704

508-626-4282

ESOL classes

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFSMW)
475 Franklin Street, Suite. 101
Framingham, MA 01702

508-875-3100

ESOL/civics classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, and interview and test preparation, support services.

Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center

340 Main Street #965
Worcester, MA 01608

617-238-2430

Citizenship/Naturalization
Refugee and asylee I-485 application
Employment authorization applications
Petition for refugee relatives
Petition for asylee relatives
Renewal of permanent residence
USCIS interview preparation

Sites in Boston, Worcester, and Lynn

Spanish American Center
112 Spruce St.
Leominster, MA 01453

978-534-3145

ESOL classes

 

Western Massachusetts

Organization

Services/activities

Action for Boston Community Development
178 Tremont Street
Boston MA 02111

617-445-6000

ESOL classes
Assistance with citizenship and naturalization applications, green card and other renewals, fee waivers, and citizenship workshops

Ascentria Community Services
593 Main Street,
West Springfield, MA 01089

413-787-0725

Citizenship application assistance includes N-400, N-648, fee waivers and support services

Asian American Civic Association
87 Tyler Street
Boston, MA 02111

617-445-6000

ESOL classes
Assistance with naturalization application, counseling on Initial entry into the U.S. Immigrant visa processing, change of status from immigrant or refugee to permanent resident, application procedure for citizenship

Berkshire Immigrant Center (BIC)
67 East Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

413-445-4881

ESOL/Civics I & II classes; in-home or off-site classes for clients with health issues or limited transportation
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation and support services

Center for New Americans
42 Gothic St.
Northampton, MA 01060

413-587-0084

ESOL/civics classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation and support services

International Institute of Lowell
144 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

978-459-9031

Citizenship exam preparation and naturalization application help

 

Southern Massachusetts

Organization

Services/activities

Brockton Public Schools (ALC)
Crosby Bldg., 43 Crescent St.
Brockton, MA  02301

508-580-7475

ESL civic classes, application assistance, referral & support services

Catholic Social Services of Fall River
1600 Bay Street
Fall River, MA 02724

508-674-4681

Low-cost immigration-related legal services, workshops on immigration law, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
220 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

401-461-5940

Free Citizenship Clinics providing eligibility screening, application assistance, legal referrals and all materials needed to apply for U.S. citizenship

 

Family Center CC of Brockton
18 Perkins St.
Brockton, MA 02302

508-857-0272

ESOL classes
Conversational English
Naturalization prep, test preparation
Citizenship clinics, including help with fee waivers
Direct support

Immigrants’ Assistance Center (IAC)
58 Crapo Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

508-996-8113

ESOL/civics classes
Citizenship application assistance includes N-648, N-400, fee waiver, interview and test preparation and support services