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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Our next ten-week session of classes, including ESL, GED, Citizenship, and Professional English courses, begins April 17th, 2017. Apply now as we have limited space.

 

(See a list of available classes and class sessions here.)

 

Click here to make a donation to the Welcoming Center today!

 

Do you want to get help preparing to work in the U.S. or starting a business? We have resources to help you, including English classes, GED classes, Food Safety classes, as well as workshops on resume writing, interview skills, starting a business in Philadelphia, and many more. When you are ready, we can also help you find a job. If you live in the Philadelphia region, the Welcoming Center is happy to support you on your journey.

 

 

2017 SOLAS AWARDS

The 2017 Solas Awards will be March 2, 2017! Buy tickets here: http://bpt.me/2725396

FOR INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONALS

Our International Professionals Program provides support to foreign-educated professionals who have at least a Bachelor's degree, are ready to seek employment, and are able to communicate in English.

Are you a foreign-educated professional?

LEARNING ENGLISH

English as a Second Language

Learning English is a key step in adapting to American life.  View all of our available English classes as well as our other education and training offerings.