416 Columbus Avenue Sandusky, Ohio 44870 419.627.1908 or 1.800.627.4999
Fax: 419.627.0769


International Services Center & Language Bank

International Services Center: Refugee Resettlement Services
and Language Bank

International Services Center (ISC) is a non-sectarian, private non-profit refugee resettlement and social services agency dedicated to assisting refugees, immigrants and other new citizens in overcoming social, cultural and economic barriers.

Services available through the ISC include:

Refugee Resettlement—coordination of all aspects of transitioning to American culture for refugees from various countries resettling in the Greater Cleveland area including English and acculturation classes, employment assistance, and help accessing and navigating services

Immigration and Citizenship Services—preparation for the U.S. citizenship interview

Fingerprinting—electronic and ink-rolled fingerprinting for non-immigration purposes

Employment Counseling & Training for Refugees—counseling to individuals for job skills assessment, introduction to the American work environment, and job skills; assistance with securing and maintaining employment

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)—all levels of ESOL are taught to adults by certified teachers experienced in teaching English to people who speak another language

Education Program—classes for non-native born members of our community in the following areas: ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages), Accent Reduction, Citizenship Preparation, Driver Education preparation for the Ohio Temporary Permit, GED preparation, Typing, Basic Computer Skills, Acculturation, and Introduction to the American Workplace

Language Bank
The International Services Center’s Language Bank has been operating for over 40 years. Interpreting and translation services are available in the following languages:

Albanian, Arabic (all dialects), Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Cantonese, Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Farsi, Filipino (Tagalog), French, Fulani, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Krum, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and  Wolof.

If you need translations or an interpreter, please contact: language bank@sbcglobal.net

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