We help clients secure gainful employment by providing pre-employment counseling, which includes:
We work with several local employers with whom we've built relationships, and we are always looking to build new partnerships.
If your company is interested in hiring New Americans, please contact us to learn more.
In the new normal of social distancing, so much of life has moved on-line. Working with our clients during this crisis has convinced us that computer literacy is an essential and necessary skill. This is a skill that many new Americans do not have.
Children of New Americans are falling behind in their education. Children are being schooled remotely and their parents aren’t able to help because they don’t know how to use the computer. From remote learning to school and sports registrations, employment applications to essential financial transactions: It’s all happening on-line.
Our new Computer Literacy Program addresses all of these issues with a focus on empowering clients to be independent, as well as help each other.
Refugees arrive disoriented and overwhelmed, carrying their traumatic past. Many have limited to no understanding of the English language, and are not able to understand the processes for integration. Overcomers help newly resettled refugees navigate the processes for integration into American culture in a very practical way. Our staff are former refugees themselves, so we understand American culture and the experiences of refugees, as well as speak multiple languages. We provide education about:
Refugees are eligible to apply for citizenship after 5 years, but the learning begins right away. Overcomers provides citizenship classes 3 days per week to accommodate the varying work schedules of new Americans.
We also refer clients to services and classes run by partner organizations like ESL (English as a Second Language) classes.
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