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Center for New Americans

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Center for New Americans’ goal is to help refugees, asylees and victims of trafficking prepare to enter the workforce, find satisfying jobs ranging from labor to professional positions, and become self-sufficient members of society.

Services

  • Vocational English Language Training (VELT) classes
  • Acculturation workshops
  • Case management services
  • Interviewing, résumé writing, workforce foundation skills, and job readiness and retention workshops
  • Computer literacy classes
  • Job placement assistance and follow-up
  • Youth program assisting 16- and 17-year olds find part-time work during the school year, or full-time summer employment

Eligibility

  • Residents of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties with refugee status and within 5 years of date of entry to the United States, even if a Green Card has been received
  • Residents of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties who are granted asylum status or victim of trafficking status
  • United States citizens are not eligible

Enrollment

  • Call Center for New Americans for information

Cost

No cost

Locations

Center City Philadelphia:
1845 Walnut Street, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Northeast Philadelphia:
2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Delaware County:
Delaware County Assistance Office
845 Main Street
Darby, PA 19023

NOTE: By appointment only–call 215.728.4226 to schedule

Hours

Monday – Friday
9 am – 5 pm

Contact

TEL: 215.728.4210
EMAIL: cna@jevs.org

Additional Languages Spoken

Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu.

Access to additional languages is available; please call for more information.

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