Our Programs
Refugee Reception & Placement (R&P) Program: Provides refugees from war-torn areas a chance to build new lives in the United States. The program includes reception at the airport, placement in affordable housing, cultural orientation, referrals, and cultural adjustment. Click here for more info.

Preferred Communities (PC) Program: Support for refugees with special needs who require intensive case management allowing opportunities for early employment and sustained economic independence. Click here for more info.

Employment Training & Services: Designed to serve immigrants and refugees from a variety of countries, cultures and backgrounds, ECAC staff prepare individuals to enter the workforce through training, counseling, financial literacy, job placement and post-hire follow-up. Click here for more info.

Matching Grant (MG) Program: A fast-track to self-sufficiency for refugees, asylees, and other select groups though intensive case management and employment services. Click here for more info.

Electromechanical Assembly Training (EMAT) Program: Eight weeks of technical skills training including a two week internship with a local manufacturer. Click here for more info.

English as a Second Language (ESL): Basic and intermediate vocational English language education. Click here for more info.

Citizenship & Immigration Services: Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recognized immigration services and citizenship support.

Ethiopian Cultural Museum & Cultural Education: Educating Chicago through cultural events and a collection of hundreds of artifacts. Click here for more info.

Children & Youth Services: Engaging Ethiopian children and youth through a culturally relevant summer camp and school break program. Click here for more info.

Open Computer Lab: Access to computers for the community and as-needed computer training for under-skilled refugees and immigrants.

1730 W. Greenleaf Ave. | Chicago, IL 60626
Tel: (773) 508-0303 | Fax: (773) 508-0309
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