Services for Immigrants

The Welcoming Center provides a variety of services for immigrants from all over the world who are in the Philadelphia region. Whether you’re an entry-level worker or a highly skilled professional, we can help you succeed in the U.S.

Workforce Development

International Professionals Program
Our International Professionals Program is specifically tailored for immigrants with foreign university degrees living in Philadelphia with U.S. work authorization who are looking to find a professional-level job. READ MORE >>

Contextualized ESL and Skills Training
Our Contextualized ESL program is designed for English Language Learners to co-currently learn English language skills while working on occupational skills. READ MORE >>


Business Training Program
We offer training to individuals looking to start or grow their business. This includes technical assistance and guidance on licenses and regulations. READ MORE >>

Global Craft Market
Our Global Craft Market is a collective of local immigrant artists who share their hand-made, fair traded crafts to celebrate and sustain craft making traditions and artisans from around the world. READ MORE >>

Community Engagement

Immigrant Leadership Institute
Our Immigrant Leadership Institute is a 5-month program preparing the residents of Greater Philadelphia with the skills, knowledge, and tools necessary to engage in the civic life of our city and region. READ MORE >>

Intercultural Wellness Program
Our Intercultural Wellness Program is for immigrants who want to support their community in terms of wellness, stress management, and utilizing coping mechanisms to address the challenges they face in Philadelphia. READ MORE >>

We help individuals connect to the resources they need in order to naturalize. If you need help with naturalization, please call us at 215-556-2626.

Interested in The Welcoming Center’s programs and services?  Please give us a call at 215.557.2626 and we will be happy to assist.

If you are an employer looking to partner with The Welcoming Center, check out our Employer Partnerships page.