Learning English

English language classes and resources. Some of these agencies also offer self-sufficiency and integration resources.

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County

JFS of Washtenaw County assists with pre-arrival processing and reception for refugees resettling in the Ann Arbor area. They provide orientation, case management, basic necessities, English and citizenship classes, short-term counseling, classes in American culture, employment services, and document translation. Website includes Request for Help form, email address, phone number, physical address, and hours of …

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Somali Association of Arizona

The Somali Association of Arizona provides educational and community resources to help the Somali community to integrate into American society. Services include English classes, cultural orientation, housing, assistance, home furnishings, immigration services, health and wellness, women’s and children’s services, youth services, employment services, and tutoring. http://somaliaz.com/

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Worcester Refugee Assistance Project

WRAP is a network of individuals committed to assisting local refugees from Burma achieve sustainable self‐reliance through mentoring, advocacy and providing material support as needed. Services include English Language Assistance, Family/Peer Mentorship, Health Advocacy, Youth Development, Transportation, Driver’s education, After‐school homework/tutoring, Children’s Program, Citizenship Classes, College Prep, and Teen Mentoring. http://www.worcesterrefugees.org/

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Mohawk Valley Resource Center For Refugees

The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) assists refugees and immigrants, and individuals with limited English proficiency. MVRCR is partially accredited by the US Department of Justice and thereby authorized to represent clients before US Citizenship and Immigration Services and to complete immigration forms on clients’’ behalf. MVRCR provides advocacy, counseling, information, processing, and …

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Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona

Catholic Community Services of Souther Arizona provides resettlement assistance through transitional housing, short-term financial aid, transportation, English language classes, and job readiness training. https://www.ccs-soaz.org/services/detail/migration-and-refugee-services

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Samaritas offers housing placement, medical case management, English classes, school enrollment, employment services, and counseling for issues including torture. The organization also connects unaccompanied refugee minors with foster and host families. Samaritas also provides a repatriation program, assisting with reception, housing placement, financial assistance, food, transportation, referral to medical/psychiatric evaluation, treatment. https://www.samaritas.org/New-Americans/Resettlement

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Bethany Christian Services – Refugee and Immigrant Services

Helps with refugee resettlement efforts in West Michigan, including pairing unaccompanied minors with foster families. Offers a transitional living facility for youths, as well as employment services, English language classes, transportation assistance, and mentoring opportunities. Additionally, provides counseling for victims of trauma, including coordinating medical and legal services. American citizens may also find information on …

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Refugee Development Center

Offering formal and informal education opportunities through programs for families, such as after-school tutoring, English language classes, youth group activities, parent workshops, and mentorships. Also provides community education on issues affecting refugees. http://www.refugeedevelopmentcenter.org

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St. Vincent Catholic Charities Refugee Services

St. Vincent Catholic Charities helps resettle refugees in the Lansing, Michigan and mid-Michigan areas. Services include locating affordable housing and providing food and basic necessities, as well as offering assistance with transportation, financial literacy, school enrollment, employment, and more. Refugee Services can also assist with applying for documents and U.S. State Department programs. http://stvcc.org/services/refugee-services/

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Refugee Focus

Refugee Focus is located in both Tucson & Phoenix, Arizona. Refugee Focus assists refugees with employment services such as resume writing, job applications, & interviews. Refugee Focus also offers refugees furnished housing, English Language training, & self sufficiency skills such as: cultural orientation, transit orientation, financial literacy, nutrition & cooking, health & wellness, safety, and …

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