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The Guatemalan-Maya Center, Inc.

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy
  • Health & Medicine
  • Immigrants & Refugees

Location

430 N G StLake Worth, FL 33460 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Our mission is to use a family-centered approach to provide services to all low-income and immigrant families, with a special focus on the Guatemalan-Mayan. Our mission is to provide services which create a nurturing, stable, and culturally diverse environment empowering those victimized by violence to seek justice and to build community. We accompany the immigrant, the refugee and the disenfranchised through the services of education, health, and immigration, while maintaining cultural continuity, their native language and a strong family. The Center seeks to empower every person it serves to flourish in a new environment while celebrating their culture, native language, and wisdom.

Description

The Center provides unique social services primarily to the Guatemalan-Maya refugee population, but also to all families in need, using a family-centered approach to preserve native language, culture and wisdom while promoting stability, resiliency and efficacy for all.

We provide students with after-school programs, a parent-child home programs to enhance home learning, and adult English classes.

The Center opened "The GMC Boutique" which provides used clothing, household items, and hygiene items to all in need.

We also partner with Department of Children & Families to assist with applications for SNAP (aka food stamps), Medicaid, and Cash Assistance for eligible households.

We need your help to advocate and promote the dignity of the diverse families in our community. Volunteer with us today!

Reviews

Would you recommend The Guatemalan-Maya Center, Inc.?
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by Emanuel P. from lake worth, FL (February 25, 2015)
i would recommend to a friend because helping children with their daily studies is awesome.knowing that you helping a child exceeding in their classes.

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