Medical in Sosúa

Centro Medico Cabarete

Despite its name, this private hospital is on the main highway only 1km east of Sosúa. Run by an Argentinian doctor – an actual brain surgeon – and his American wife, this is where expats recommend going for serious…
NGO in Cabarete

La Cienega Mobile Soup Kitchen

Playa Encuentro chef Tania Simonet cooks a nutritious soup and brings it with bread and chocolate to hundreds of people in a nearby slum every Sunday. There are opportunities to volunteer here.
NGO in Dajabón

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

Improves the health of families through innovative and sustainable health programs in Dajabón, and offers volunteering opportunities.
NGO in Puerto Plata

Project Esperanza

Works to educate and empower Haitian immigrant children in Puerto Plata, and offers volunteering opportunities.
NGO in Cabarete

DREAM Project

This rigidly managed NGO does excellent work in the Cabarete schools and offers volunteering opportunities.
Medical in Cabarete


English, German and Spanish are spoken, and travel medical insurance and credit cards accepted.
Hospital in Monte Cristi

Hospital Padre Fantino

This modest hospital two blocks north of Calle Duarte has a 24-hour emergency room.
Police in Río San Juan


Located across from the hotel Bahía Blanca on the east side of town.
Laundry in Cabarete

Lavandería Janko

Eastern end of town, opposite Janet’s Supermarket.
Internet in Sosúa

Internet Call

Copies, internet and international calls.