Support Services Program

El Centro Hispano's Support Services Program allows community members to navigate government health, education, employment and legal systems.

El Centro Hispano's Support Services Program provides help to community members whose needs range from tax & legal advice to employment assistance.

Community Service

ECH works in coordination with the court to supervise Hispanic/Latino individuals serving community service hours.

Cultural Promotion

ECH holds regular events and activities aimed at celebrating & promoting Latin American heritage.

Direct Support Services

ECH's Durham & Carrboro – Chapel Hill offices provide immediate access to mediation, interpretation, translation, and form completion services as well as referrals to health, education, employment, family, and law services. No appointment necessary. Funded by Durham's Partnership For Children, a Smart Start Initiative; Durham & Orange County Governments; NC Governor's Crime Commission; Town of Chapel Hill; & Town of Carrboro.

Domestic Violence Prevention & Assistance

Durham's ECH Office provides educational workshops & trainings aimed at preventing domestic violence. We also offer intervention and referral services for domestic violence & sexual assault victims. Funded by Kiran, Inc.

Employment Services

Job seekers can find help with resume preparation, application completion, & job referral services at ECH's Durham & Carrboro-Chapel Hill offices. ECH also holds periodic job fairs for the community.

Legal Services

The Durham & Carrboro-Chapel Hill ECH offices provide consultations with lawyers who volunteer their services. A pre-scheduled appointment is required.

Notary Services

The Durham ECH office provides free notary services to ECH members. Services are provided at a cost of $5 for non-members.

Special Events

ECH hosts a spring sports event, as well as various other informational & cultural events throughout the year.


ECH's Support Services Program coordinates volunteers for all ECH programs.