Past Programs

Foreclosure Prevention

Since the spring of 2008, VietAID has been counseling individual homeowners at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure. VietAID’s services in this area have been widely publicized and advertised in local Vietnamese media. The situation of each homeowner that turns to Viet-AID for help in preventing foreclosure is carefully assessed and an action plan...

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SAFE NAIL SALON PROJECTS

Since 2004, VietAID has played a leading role in bringing together university researchers, public agencies such as the Boston Public Health Commission, non-profit health centers to conduct research to identify health effects of chemicals used in nail products and unsafe practices used by nail salons; develop and deliver training to educate nail salon workers about...

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SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) provided state-wide technical assistance to primarily Vietnamese business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. SBAP delivered one-on-one technical assistance that included, but was not limited to, business plan development, loan packaging, bookkeeping, marketing, referrals to pro-bono legal services, among others. While Vietnamese immigrants rely on small businesses to create jobs and...

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