Get your COVID-19 vaccine at Congreso!

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available at Congreso’s Health Center! Stay safe and vax up, Philly!  

Text “vaccine” to 215-914-3755 to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment. For español, text “vacuna” to 215-914-3755. 

For additional assistance scheduling an appointment, call 267-507-7448. 


Enroll in Congreso's Human Services Pathway program


Are you or someone you know passionate about working in the human services field and with local communities?  Discover what Congreso’s Human Services Pathway program can offer you! 

Gain experience through a paid internship, receive a free Chromebook, and get job placement assistance upon graduation. 

Text “HSP” to 215-914-3755 or complete the form below to learn more! Classes begin June 28th. 


Congreso & CLS host Summer Series Webinars

Congreso and Community Legal Services have partnered together this summer to provide our communities with critical information and webinars as we continue to address COVID-19 and its impact. The first webinar took place on May 11th where community members learned about 2021 tax filings, stimulus payments, and the child tax credit. Our next webinar will be about Supplemental Security Income (SSI) on Wednesday, June 16th.  

“We are excited to partner with Community Legal Services to support our community with a wide variety of challenges facing them, especially after the year we have all had. These workshops are an excellent resource for staff, clients, and the entire Congreso Familia,” shared Dorothy Smith, Manager of Programmatic Employment Services. 

Upcoming webinars: 

6/16 – Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (with Spanish interpreter) 

7/7 – Energy & Utilities (with Spanish interpreter) 

7/28 - Workers' Rights & Wage Theft 

8/18 - Workplace Discrimination & Criminal Records  

*please be advised some dates may be subject to change 


Congreso's Chief Operations Officer recognized in

Philly Power Women list

Felicidades to Congreso’s Chief Operations Officer Sybille Damas on being recognized in Metro’s Philly Power Women List! She joins a variety of city leaders who have dedicated themselves to Philadelphia and who continue to make our city proud. 

Read about what she loves most about her work, her inspirations, and her advice to other women below. 


VISTA team member highlight: Vibhuti Mishra


Stay tuned as we highlight more awesome VISTAs!

For the next few months, we’ll be highlighting some of the VISTAs currently supporting Congreso to learn a little more about them and their work at Congreso. This month, meet Vibhuti Mishra, our Health Division VISTA! 

What exactly is VISTA? VISTA is an AmeriCorps national community service program and stands for Volunteers In Service to America. VISTAs are specifically to provide capacity building, administrative support to agencies, such as non-profits, and serve for one year.  

Hi Vibhuti! Nice to meet you. Tell us about your work with Congreso as a VISTA. 

“As the HPW VISTA, I support on projects within the division. Much of what I do includes building capacity and helping scope and support with different research projects and initiatives within Congreso as well as with partner institutions.” 

How has your time at Congreso been so far? 

“My time at Congreso thus far has been incredibly informative and a hugely valuable learning experience. I am lucky to work with and learn from so many supportive people who are doing great work in the community!” 


Positions Available at Congreso

Want to join the Congreso Familia? We’re hiring! Check out some of our open positions below and apply today.

  • Part-time Group Facilitator
  • Parenting Support Specialist
  • Director of Adult Education
  • Director of Post-Secondary Services

About Us

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to enable individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and well-being. To learn more about our programs, check out our impact, or read about our leadership and advisory councils, click below!

Congreso relies on the support of generous individuals, foundations and corporate partners who support our mission. Your contribution helps us continue to provide innovative programming while growing our influence as an outcomes measurement thought leader.

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