Vietnamese American Civic Association Vietnamese American Civic Association

Vietnamese American Civic Association Vietnamese American Civic Association

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Contact Information

Vietnamese American Civic Association
Contact: Thuan Tran, Director
Email Address:
Phone: 617-288-7344

42 Charles Street Suite E Dorchester, MA 02122-1441
Area Served: Boston

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The Vietnamese American Civic Association, Inc (VACA) is a multi-service Mutual Assistance Association (MAA) which was founded in 1984 by Vietnamese refugees interested in assisting other refugees with the resettlement process here in Boston. Our mission is to promote family self-sufficiency and well being, and to facilitate community empowerement among the Vietnamese population of Boston and Greater Boston. Located in Fields Corner, Dorchester, the heart of Boston's Vietnamese community, VACA meeting this mission by providing a wide array of services. These include: English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, citizenship classes and assistance, health awareness and outreach activities, social service counseling, youth programming, elderly services, and employment services.  

Service Types

  • Family Support
  • Legal Representation

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Aging
  • Counseling
  • Information/Referral
  • Legal
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Other
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds