“The Lord upholds the cause of the orphan, the widow and loves/befriends the stranger, providing him with food and clothing. You too must love/befriend the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.”                                      

–  Deuteronomy 10:18-20

The Ethiopian Dream Center understands what it is like to leave one’s home and resettle in a foreign land. That historic experience fuels our desire to help refugees and immigrants make a successful transition to self-sufficiency.



Our immigration Attorney is available to meet with clients on the first Thursday of every month.

To schedule a FREE 30 minute consultation call our office and ask to schedule an appointment with our immigration attorney.

Refugees and immigrants from all over the world are supported and encouraged as they integrate successfully into their new environments.

Volunteer Opportunities
There are so many ways you can help!

Mentorship for Professionals
The Refugee Mentor program helps meet the needs of resettled refugees who have professional degrees and experience. Volunteer mentors provide coaching and support.

Language Classes
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered at varying levels.

Employment Services
We assist with employment assessment, job readiness, employment counseling and job placement & retention.

Information & Assistance
We ensure that eligible elderly, low-income individuals and adults with disabilities are aware of and provided basic and necessary services. Services include outreach, assessment of clients’ needs and client assistance in their own language.

Social Services
We provide assistance in applying for low-cost housing, translation services for school, medical and legal needs, assistance with citizenship applications, classes and support & referral services.

EDCI serves individuals and families from the city of Worcester. All programs are offered at no charge to participants and are made possible by our funders and individual doantions:

Refugees & Immigrants