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!

2015 SOLAS AWARDS

Join us for a night of celebration and networking on April 29! The 2015 Solas Awards will honor Daniel K. Fitzpatrick from Citizens Bank, Osagie O. Imasogie from Phoenix IP Ventures, and R. Andrew Swinney from the Philadelphia Foundation.

IMMIGRANT PROFESSIONALS

The Immigrant Professionals Program offers foreign-trained, work-authorized professionals the support they need to re-enter their careers in the U.S. 

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!