VietAID administers a range of child and youth services, including a pre-school, a summer and afterschool program, and a youth leadership initiative. In addition to family-oriented programming, VietAID also does work in economic development (family childcare systems, commercial cleaning, small business assistance), housing development and services (affordable housing, first-time home-buying courses, foreclosure prevention), cultural preservation, neighborhood revitalization, and community organizing.

Au Co

Au Co
Founded in 2005, Âu Cơ PreSchool is the first and only Vietnamese bilingual and bicultural preschool program in Massachusetts. Âu Cơ is a Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care certified program that costs significantly less than most childcare programs in Massachusetts. Most children are supported with tuition support from the government or our scholarship...

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Youth Programs

Youth Programs
VietAID Youth Programs provide academic and enrichment activities for first through eighth graders and leadership development, college access/career exploration and employment opportunities for high school youth. VietAID Scholarly Program for Youth (VSPY) is both an After School and Summer Program providing academic support, enrichment activities and community engagement opportunities for 1st-8th graders and leadership, volunteer...

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Community Outreach & Engagement

Community Outreach & Engagement
VietAID participates in and hosts a number of events throughout the year, recognizing that the celebration of a variety of occasions are key to building a sense of unity and belonging within the community. Some of these include: Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year; Dorchester Day Parade; and many more. In addition to VietAID led...

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Real Estate

Real Estate
As a community development corporation, VietAID’s primary goal is to contribute to the positive development and support of our community. One way we have worked to achieve this goal is by building affordable housing developments and managing them in perpetuity to create stability among housing offerings in the community. VietAID has developed four significant, mixed-use...

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Housing Counseling

Housing Counseling
As a Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative approved counseling agency, VietAID supports families through the process of renting a home or acquiring affordable housing, including understanding tenant and landlord’s rights and responsibilities and navigating the contract between the housing agent, landlord, and tenant. VietAID’s first-time homebuyer training teaches about basic home purchasing, financing application procedures, building credit,...

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