Eligibility and Requirements

To be eligible, a person must:

  • Be a refugee, asylee or other qualifying newcomer
  • Provide proof of refugee/asylee status
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Reside in Massachusetts

In addition, the person must:

  • Have an idea or plan for a new business or
  • Have an existing business
  • Be willing to attend and complete training sessions

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11 Shattuck Street
Worcester, MA 01605 | MAP
Phone: 774.243-3100

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West Springfield, MA | MAP
Phone: 413.787.0725