El Centro is a Hispanic-Latino Non-Profit Advocacy Organization in Lorain County, Ohio.
El Centro provides a wide range of services for the City and County of Lorain. We provide social services across four major categories: Community Health and Supportive Services, Money Management (A representative payee program in partnership with the Lorain County Mental Health, Addiction, and Recovery Services Board), Youth Leadership, and Community Development.
Over 95% of El Centro's approximately 3,000 annual families served are low to moderate income.
El Centro is an affiliate of UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza (NCLR)), the largest civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. El Centro is the Midwest affiliate representative, representing over 70 affiliates of Hispanic-Latino organizations in 11 states.
El Centro has been a partner of United Way for more than 25 years.