| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Dominican Development Center

  • Location:
    42 Seaverns Ave
    Boston, MA 02130
  • Phone:
    (617) 524-4029
  • Fax:
    (617) 523-1847
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

The Dominican Development Center (DDC) works to improve the quality of life of immigrant communities residing in the Boston area. They provide immigration services and referrals, citizenship clinics, and advocate for immigrant workers rights. They achieve their mission by allowing members to participate in the decision-making process and by allowing them to have direct participation in designing and organizing all grassroots programs.

Counties served: Essex, Suffolk

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Education
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR)
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Works in collaboration with the National Alliance of Domestic Workers to support the passage of a bill to support workers in Massachusetts.