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    Individuals from other countries who have come to the United States to live permanently.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Erie Office - Refugee ResettlementProvides assistance to arriving refugees to establish themselves in the City of Erie in becoming economically self-sufficient within 8 months of arrival.ErieCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Erie OfficeCatholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services
    International Service CenterProvides supportive services to Asians and other immigrants who speak little or no English. Services include: - Translation/Interpretation for immigrants from Southeast Asia, Bosnia, Middle East and former Soviet Union. - Can provide translation and assistance for driver's license exams for clients in Lancaster and Dauphin counties. Appointment required for special accommodations with PENNDOT. - Counseling for Southeast Asian clients in Harrisburg only. No fees. - Emergency food assistance to low income and unemployed clients in Lancaster and Dauphin Counties. No fees. - Interpretation for Southeast Asian clients in life-essential situations by appointment only. NO set limitations on area of service. Fees vary. - Translation of Southeast Asian civil status and immigration documents. No set limitations on area of service. Fees vary. - Technical assistance and training, such as peer internships, on-the-job training, consultations, lectures, and workshops. No set limitations on area of service. Appointment required. Fees vary. - Citizenship assistance for refugees. No fees. All other immigration assistance are also available to immigrants. Fees vary. DauphinInternational Service CenterInternational Service Center
    JFCS Immigrant Services and Connections (ISAC)ISAC is a six-agency partnership headed by Jewish Family & Children’s Service, and all agencies are experts in serving the growing immigrant community. Partners include Casa San Jose, a program of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC), Latino Family Center of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Northern Area Multi-Service Center (NAMSC), and South Hills Interfaith Movement (SHIM). ISAC is funded by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services. Our goals are to connect immigrants living in Allegheny County to existing services, programs, and communities, strengthen Pittsburgh’s ethnic communities and educate Allegheny County service providers about immigrants in the region, their needs and rights regarding culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Services include information & referrals (with interpretation when needed), service coordination (with interpretation when needed) to assess needs and connect clients to a full range of community connections, and bilingual navigation. Bilingual community workers provide ISAC clients with hands-on short-term assistance to help them learn to access services so clients become more independent AlleghenyJFCS - Refugee and Immigrant ServicesJewish Family and Community Services
    Multicultural Community Resource Center (MCRC)Provide educational, social, political, economic, health and employment services to Hispanic, immigrant and refugee populations in Erie. Services include English language education and interpretation, translation, GED education, immigration services, life skill development, aging, health education and assessment and community diversity training, employment preparation and placement and child day care for client and community families.ErieMulticultural Community Resource CenterMulticultural Community Resource Center
    South Hills Interfaith Movement - Immigrant Services and ConnectionsHelps refugees and immigrants access existing services like shelter, education, healthcare and legal support. Interpreters are available to enhance communication.AlleghenySouth Hills Interfaith Movement Family Support ProgramsSouth Hills Interfaith Movement

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