Armenian Women's Welfare Association (AWWA)
Serving our community since 1915
The principle philanthropic endeavor of the Armenian Women's Welfare Association, Inc. (AWWA) is the operation of the Armenian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (ANRC). The AWWA is also the major funding source for the Elderly Project of the Hanganak Clinic, a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Kharabagh.
The AWWA is dedicated to providing comfort, relief, and education to improve the quality of life and well-being of the Armenian community and the community at large. Currently, the Association is engaged in a Strategic Planning Initiative to lay the foundation and guide the organization into the future… Read more >
Responding to Need: Here and Abroad
Our tradition of dedication and service is attributable to several generations of women who founded and sustain the Armenian Women's Welfare Association. The success of the Armenian Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a direct result of the efforts of the AWWA. Nine first-generation Armenian women who were passionately interested in the physical and social well-being of Armenian people founded The Home for the Aged in 1948 on 4 acres in Jamaica Plain. As the needs of the Armenian elderly community change… Read more >