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Employment & Job Services

Organization Name:  ACCESS Employment & Training
Organization Overview:  ACCESS is dedicated to empowering and enabling individuals, families, and communities to lead informed, productive, culturally sensitive and fulfilling lives.
Language:  Arabic,English
Cultures:  All,American,Arabic,Egyptian,Iraqi,Jordanian,Lebanese,Palestinian,Syrian,Yemeni
Street:  6451 Schaefer Rd
City/Township:  Dearborn
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48126
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 945-8380
Fax No:  (313) 624-9417
Organization Overview:  This program provides refugee women with the skills and tools needed to establish their own home-based childcare enterprises. Refugees receive an individual assessment to determine their needs. Qualified participants receive intensive case management, training, business coaching, mentoring and other services. This program's goal is to empower refugee women, improve the financial circumstances of refugee families and create quality childcare options for other refugee community members
Language:  Arabic,English
Cultures:  Arabic,Chaldean,Iraqi,Refugees or Asylees
Street:  4301 E. 14 Mile Rd.
City/Township:  Sterling Heights
State:  Michigan
Zip Code:  48310
Country:  USA
Phone:  (586) 722-6036
Organization Overview:  The Home-based Childcare Microenterprise Program for Refugee Women provides refugee women with the skills and tools needed to establish their own home-based childcare enterprises.
Language:  Arabic,English
Cultures:  All,Arabic,Chaldean,Iraqi,Jordanian,Refugees or Asylees
Street:  6451 Schaefer Rd.
City/Township:  Dearborn
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48126
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 945-8159
Organization Overview:  ACC (Arab American and Chaldean Council) is the premier non-profit human service organization providing services to the Middle Eastern and mainstream communities in Southeast Michigan. English Language classes ACC’s Employment and Training Department promotes the economic self-sufficiency of clients and provides qualified workers to local employers through the delivery of cost-effective, high quality employment, training, and education services. Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope. (PATH) Program ACC’s Oakland County PATH Program provides various job training programs for job seekers and employers to meet their training and employment needs. The following services are provided by this program that helped reduce public assistance: • Orientation (group and individual) • Job Counseling and Placement • Resume Writing • Vocational and Classroom Training • Job Supportive Services • Child Care Funded by Oakland County Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program ACC’s WIA Program responds to the documented needs of dislocated workers and other economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals, particularly those who are non-English speaking. The program works to enhance the employability skills and language efficiency of its clients to help increase their probability of securing employment, thus increasing wage earnings and job security. The overall aim of ACC’s WIA Program is to promote the economic self-sufficiency of clients and eliminate the need for public assistance by the target population. Individuals eligible for WIA include those who are dislocated workers, referred by the Michigan Works service center, participating in the state welfare-to-work program, economically disadvantaged adults (at least 18), and those with limited English proficiency. Training and employment are the primary services offered by the Workforce Investment Act Program (WIA), assisting individuals in learning English as a Second Language (ESL), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), career counseling, resume writing skills, interview skills, unemployment services job search, and job placement. Funded by Detroit Workforce Development Department and the Macomb County Workforce Development Department
Language:  Arabic,Chaldean,English
Cultures:  All,American,Arabic,Chaldean,Iraqi,Jordanian,Yemeni
Street:  38219 Mound Rd.
City/Township:  Sterling Heights
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48310
Country:  USA
Phone:  (586) 939-7550
Fax No:  (586)939-7532
Organization Overview:  ACC (Arab American and Chaldean Council) is the premier non-profit human service organization providing services to the Middle Eastern and mainstream communities in Southeast Michigan. ACC’s Wayne County Network Clubhouse provides psychosocial & vocational rehabilitation while encouraging social reintegration for consumers with reoccurring and long term mental illness, through person centered planned activities. In partnership with Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency, the Clubhouse focuses on building its client’s strengths, independent living skills, and develops employment opportunities. The aim is to slowly integrate the client into society. The Network Clubhouse believes that its members and staff work in a partnership towards mutual support, delivering high quality services to its members. Take clients by referral.
Language:  Arabic,Assyrian,Chaldean,English
Cultures:  All,American,Arabic,Chaldean,Iraqi,Jordanian
Street:  201 W. Seven Mile Road
City/Township:  Detroit
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48203
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 366-0228
Fax No:  (313) 366-0252
Organization Overview:  ACC (Arab American and Chaldean Council) is the premier non-profit human service organization providing services to the Middle Eastern and mainstream communities in Southeast Michigan. ACC was awarded a grant from the Oakland County Department of Human Services (DHS) Work Force Program to provide employment and training services to newly arrived refugees. The program provides educational and training opportunities through English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, job search/job readiness activities, job placement services and other specialized services to the meet the cultural and language needs of this specific group of clients. The goal of ACC’s PATH Refugee Program is to enhance employability skills and provide the tools necessary to enable self-sufficiency and improve quality of life.
Language:  Arabic,Chaldean,English,French,Sign Language
Cultures:  All
Street:  38219 Mound Rd., Suite 102
City/Township:  Sterling Heights
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48310
Country:  USA
Phone:  (586) 939-7550
Organization Overview:  ACC (Arab American and Chaldean Council) was awarded a grant from the Oakland County Department of Human Services (DHS) Work Force Program to provide employment and training services to newly arrived refugees. The program provides educational and training opportunities through English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, job search/job readiness activities, job placement services and other specialized services to the cultural and language needs of this specific group of clients. The goal of ACC’s PATH Refugee Program is to enhance employability skills and provide the tools necessary to enable self-sufficiency and improve quality of life. FORE SERVICES YOU MUST BE REFERRED!
Language:  Arabic,Chaldean,English
Cultures:  All,Arabic,Assyrian,Chaldean,Iraqi,Jordanian,Lebanese
Street:  2160 E. Maple Road, 2nd Floor
City/Township:  Troy
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48083
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 588-1994
Fax No:  (248) 558-1989
Organization Overview:  ACC (Arab American and Chaldean Council) is the premier non-profit human service organization providing services to the Middle Eastern and mainstream communities in Southeast Michigan. Administrative staff members will be housed in the new 11,000-square-foot space, which will feature an expanded administrative office. “Our new space is centrally located between the three counties we serve, allowing us to better access our clients,” said Dr. Haifa Fakhouri, ACC President and CEO. “We are excited about this new space and look forward to becoming an active member of the Troy community.”
Language:  Arabic,Assyrian,Chaldean,English
Cultures:  All,American,Arabic,Assyrian,Chaldean,Egyptian,Iraqi,Jordanian
Street:  363 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 300
City/Township:  Troy
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48084
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 559-1990
Fax No:  (248) 559-9117
Organization Overview:  ACC (Arab American and Chaldean Council) is the premier non-profit human service organization providing services to the Middle Eastern and mainstream communities in Southeast Michigan. ACC’s Employment and Training Department promotes the economic self-sufficiency of clients and provides qualified workers to local employers through the delivery of cost-effective, high quality employment, training, and education services. Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope. (PATH) Program ACC’s Oakland County PATH Program provides various job training programs for job seekers and employers to meet their training and employment needs. The following services are provided by this program that helped reduce public assistance: • Orientation (group and individual) • Job Counseling and Placement • Resume Writing • Vocational and Classroom Training • Job Supportive Services • Child Care Funded by Oakland County
Language:  Arabic,Assyrian,Chaldean,English
Cultures:  All,American,Arabic,Assyrian,Chaldean,Egyptian,Iraqi,Jordanian,Yemeni
Street:  2160 Maple Rd.
City/Township:  Troy
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48083
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 588-1994
Fax No:  (248) 588-1989
Organization Overview:  This program provides assistance to people coming to the United States under refugee status as granted by the U.S. Department of State, as well as assistance to individuals who seek asylum once they are already in this country (known as asylees). Catholic Charities works in cooperation with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to provide these services, which help new residents adjust to life in the community. Services include pre-arrival processing, arrival services, assistance with housing, referrals for medical care, acculturation, referrals for ESL (English-as-a-second-language) classes, school enrollment for the children, and other educational services as needed.
Language:  Burmese,English,Spanish
Cultures:  Burmese,Refugees or Asylees
Street:  1817 Miami Street
City/Township:  South Bend
State:  IN
Zip Code:  46613
Country:  USA
Phone:  (574) 234-3111
Fax No:  (574) 289-1034
Organization Overview:  For Hispanic families residing in Oakland County the culture change can make day-to-day living difficult. Hispanic Outreach provides services, referrals, educational and skill- building programs for Hispanic parents and children to help them adjust to life in a new country.
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  All,American,Central American,Dominican,Guatemalan,Hispanic,Honduran,Latin American,Mexican,Puerto Rican
Street:  76 Williams St.
City/Township:  Pontiac
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48341
Country:  USA
Phone:  (855) 88-CCSEM (22736)
Fax No:  (248) 335-8130
Email:  info@ccsem.org
Organization Overview:  Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan (CCSEM) assists, empowers and strengthens individuals and families through quality programs and services based on respect for life, individual responsibility, and human dignity, consistent with Catholic Social Teachings. Within CCSEM, The Office of Immigration and Refugee Services' (OIRS) mission is threefold: To welcome immigrants and refugees home; support their transition to US Citizenship and; to maximize their potential for self-sufficiency and success. The OIRS is the Detroit site leader for the nationally renowned "New Americans Campaign (NAC)", a national network of immigration practitioners, communities, schools, faith-based organizations and other organizations that collaborate to facilitate US Citizenship and integration. CCSEM OIRS also provides in-house immigration legal services.
Language:  Arabic,Chaldean,English,French,Spanish
Cultures:  Arabic,Chaldean,Hispanic,Iraqi,Refugees or Asylees
Street:  15945 Canal Rd.
City/Township:  Clinton Township
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48038
Country:  USA
Phone:  (586) 416-1113
Fax No:  (586) 412-8084
Organization Overview:  OUR MISSION We are Chaldean American women energized by working together and with others to provide help and hope to those in need. We strive to preserve our heritage and enrich the community through awareness and advocacy, education and advice, and emotional and economic support. OUR VISION Our vision is to strengthen and preserve the Chaldean family by ensuring that all generations have access to necessary resources and services. CALC has many volunteers that spend a substantial amount of time helping others and trying to raise funds and awareness of our mission. If you’d like to volunteer your time with the CALC,click here to fill out a volunteer information form. We appreciate your help!
Language:  Arabic,Assyrian,Chaldean,English
Cultures:  All,American,Arabic,Chaldean,Iraqi,Multicultural
Street:  2033 Austin Dr.
City/Township:  Troy
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48083
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 528-0130
Fax No:  (248) 528-0194
Organization Overview:  The Chaldean Community Foundation, the not-for-profit arm of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce, is dedicated to advancing the needs of the Chaldean American community and the communities in which they live and work through education, charitable giving and advocacy.
Language:  Assyrian,Chaldean,English
Cultures:  Assyrian,Chaldean,Iraqi
Street:   3601 15 Mile Rd
City/Township:  Sterling Heights
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48310
Country:  USA
Phone:  (586) 722-7253
Fax No:  586) 722-7257
Organization Overview:  The connector program is a referral process by which foreign-born residents, international students, and young professionals grow their professional networks by meeting with established professionals in their field, more established residents who share their cultural, national, and ethnic heritage, or other volunteers interested in assisting international newcomers in the region. Internationals are able to strengthen their participation in the regional job market and business community. Their ability to live and work in Michigan will help diversify the state’s economy. The program will not only grow, but strengthen the business networks within industries. The Cultural Ambassadors volunteer program will connect organizations with a network of professional volunteers to capitalize on activities that foster engagement with new Americans and visiting internationals. Volunteers are engaged through program partners to participate in a wide variety of opportunities that allow them to provide their skills, talents and expertise in welcoming, retaining and supporting internationals. These opportunities will capitalize on the language and cultural competence, business and professional experience, and international connections of the volunteers.
Language:  English
Cultures:  All,Multicultural
Street:  4444 Second Ave.
City/Township:  Detroit
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48201
Country:  USA
Phone:  (734) 771-0924