THE WELCOMING CENTER FOR NEW PENNSYLVANIANS

Connecting immigrants, employers, & communities

 

The Welcoming Center expands the regional tax base by encouraging population growth, job creation, and entrepreneurship.

 
 

The Welcoming Center revitalizes struggling neighborhoods by helping small business owners on key commercial corridors.

 
 

The Welcoming Center connects Pennsylvania employers with legal, work-authorized immigrant jobseekers.

 
 

The Welcoming Center attracts international talent by bringing skilled immigrant professionals to Pennsylvania.

 
 

The Welcoming Center raises the region's international profile by attracting workers and businesses from around the world.

 

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Do you want to get help finding a job, starting a business, or taking an English, GED, or food-safety class? If you live in the Philadelphia region, the Welcoming Center is happy to support you on your journey.

 

To begin, please complete our online application form. We will contact you soon to follow up!

 

Classes start August 17, 2015. Please view our course offerings here.

2015 SOLAS AWARDS

The 2015 Solas Awards was a success! Check out our Facebook page for photos of the event. 

FOR IMMIGRANT PROFESSIONALS

Our Immigrant Professionals Program provides support to foreign trained professionals who are work authorized, ready to seek employment, and able to communicate in English.

LEARNING ENGLISH

English as a Second Language

Learning English is a key step in adapting to American life. The Welcoming Center and other nonprofits provide classes across the Philadelphia region. Use our database to find a class near you!