Irish Pastoral Centre

15 Rita Road, Dorchester, MA 02124
Phone: 617-265-5300, Fax: 617-265-5313
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The Irish Pastoral Centre (IPC) in Boston provides assistance to Irish immigrants in the New England area to help them to transition to life in America. Since 1987 the IPC has provided a broad range of services to the community and are particularly committed to those who are most vulnerable members. The IPC is run by a dedicated staff and a number of Irish immigrant volunteers. The IPC services include:

› Counseling program and substance abuse referral
› Assisting victims of domestic abuse
› Support and counseling for married couples
› Employment and housing assistance
› Mother and toddler groups
› Advice with medical and healthcare issues
› Senior Citizen Outreach Program & visits to home bound elders
› Returning to Ireland, including assistance with Irish & British pensions and Medicare
› Immigration & Citizenship Services
› Supporting Irish prisoners and being a liaison to family members
› Spiritual Programs and Pastoral Care