International Services Center: Refugee Resettlement Services
and Language Bank; http://refugees.org/field-office/cleveland/
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
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 [email protected]