To explore immigrant services, please consult the following comprehensive listings of local organizations and cultural agencies that support new citizens from all over the world to lead a successful New American life. Many of these partners provide bilingual services and multicultural programming to enable the New Americans to feel connected to their original home and to introduce their children to their cultures.
- Office of Immigrant Affairs
Offers Telephonic Interpretation, Document Translation, In-Person Interpretation
Citizenship, and Naturalization information
- Welcoming Center of New Pennsylvanians
Offers searchable database for ESL classes in Philadelphia, Jobseekers Training Access, and Legal Services to
- The Mayor's Commission on Literacy
Offers enrolment to adult learners in basic education GED and English as a Second Language. My Place is a one stop for adult education and career preparation, in person or online.
- Taller Puertoriqueño
A community-based multidisciplinary arts organization whose work bridges European, African, Caribbean and Latino societies and cultures.
- Acción Colombia
Promotes the development of an international consciousness within the region, and to enhance the region's global profile.
- HIAS Pennsylvania
HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal and supportive services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to assure their fair treatment and full integration into American society.
Congreso's goal is to alleviate poverty and promote economic self-sufficiency to ensure that our most vulnerable populations have the educational credentials and workforce skills to compete in a global economy.
- Philadelphia Prevention Partnership
The Partnership is building relationships between and among individuals, families, agencies, organizations and ethnicities; and providing training and information.
- Asian Americans United
Asian Americans United's mission is to build leadership in Asian American communities to build our neighborhoods and unite against oppression.
- Asian American Women's Coaltion
Promotes the advancement of Asian American women through leadership and mutual support.
- Asian Arts Initiative
Connects cultural expression to social change, Asian Arts Initiative uses art as a vehicle to explore the experiences of Asian Americans and the diverse communities of which we are a part.
- National Association of Asian American Professionals Philadelphia
Promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service.
- Pan Asian Association of Greater Philadelphia
Provides a common platform to the various Asian member organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area for pursuing their common goals and sharing their concerns
- Penn Asian Senior Services
Promote the well-being of Asian American seniors and other adults who are disadvantaged by their language and cultural barrier
- Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation
Provides leadership to the Chinatown community, as an articulate and vocal voice on behalf of its residents and businesses, and as a community developer. Closest to IND.
- Taiwanese American Association of Greater Philadelphia
A non-profit organization dedicated to the Taiwanese Community in Greater Philadelphia
- Intercultural Family Services, Inc.
Helps immigrants and refugees from around the world. Provides array of health and social services as well as exchange of training, educational, artistic, cultural and civic experiences.
- Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations
Supports Immigrants, Refugees, and their families as they seek access to opportunities which would advance the conditions of their lives in Philadelphia.
- Boat People S.O.S
A national Vietnamese American community organization with the mission to "empower, organize, and equip Vietnamese individuals and communities in their pursuit of liberty and dignity."
- Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia
Improves the quality of life of Cambodian-Americans in Greater Philadelphia through direct service, advocacy and cultural education.
- Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha
Dedicated to improving quality of life in Greater Phila. in 3 service divisions:
1) Health Services with 4 clinics east of Broad St in N. Phila.
2) Human Services: Head Start, Day Care Center, Early Intervention, Family services, etc.
3) Community & Economic Development in Eastern North Philadelphia
- Aspira Inc of Pennsylvania
Promotes the empowerment of the Puerto Rican & Latino community by developing & nurturing its youth. Advocacy to increase access to leadership & educational development of youth & their parents.
- Asociación de Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA)
Promotes Latin music in Phila. area. 4 main programs: Latin School of performing arts; production company, arts education programs for fees, & organized concerts. Office closest to NIC. Connect to parent organization-Concilio.
- Casa del Carmen Family Center
Serves the growing number of Latino immigrants settling in North Philadelphia. Casa offers counseling and family support services with bi-lingual therapists and case managers, summer camp programs, and after-school academic enrichment and recreational opportunities for local youth. Casa's Day Care Center provides low-income households with affordable child care in a safe and caring educational environment.
A coalition of Latino community based organization in Eastern North Phila focusing on capacity building & advocacy.
- Centro Cultural Mexicano
Promotes understanding & awareness of the cultural & artistic diversity of Mexico & its influence in the Delaware Valley
Ensure that equitable social, educational, health & cultural services & opportunities are available to the Latino community in Phila.
Driven by the biblical mandate to serve the "least of these" (Matt. 25:40), we strengthen Hispanic communities. We carry out this mission through a variety of programs and services that are all designed to empower people through education, economic development, and advocacy.
- Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Develops, promotes & advocates for Hispanic business in the Greater Phila. area while encouraging the advancement & economic growth of the Hispanic community.
Helps Mexican and other Latino immigrants. ESL classes; leadership Development; help parents with education issues; labor rights for immigrants; neighborhood safety.
- United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia
Improves the quality of life for every generation and member of the multicultural community we serve by providing educational, advocacy, and social programs.
- Providence Center
Provides educational opportunities to children, youth, and adults. While serving the whole community, most of our students come from Fairhill's large Latino population, and we help them to strengthen their English language skills, build their leadership abilities, and contribute to the vibrant life of our community. Our area of the city struggles with high rates of poverty and crime, and Providence Center provides a neighborhood center that values the dignity of each person, creating a safe and hospitable place for learning.
- Jevs Human Services
Helps refugees and asylees from all over the world by helping them learn English, develop computer skills, understand American culture and history, prepare to become positive contributors to the workforce. Provides free refugee employment services.