State plans more ‘welcome centers’ for migrants, homeless families

By Alison Kuznitz – 10 Boston

Immigrants walking before sunset
The Brazilian Worker Center, on Harvard Ave. in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

More centers that are designed to provide resources to a mounting influx of migrants and people experiencing homelessness will soon launch in Massachusetts as officials grapple with steadily rising demand, a Healey spokesperson pledged Thursday.

But for weeks, officials have refrained from disclosing where exactly those additional “family welcome centers” will be located.

“Our administration is closely collaborating with local, state, federal and community partners to expand housing capacity and explore all options as we plan to open more Family Welcome Centers in the coming weeks, which will ease access to services for families,” Karissa Hand, a Healey spokesperson, said in a statement.

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Source – 10 Boston

Published July 13, 2023  Updated on July 13, 2023 at 11:50 am

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