Office of New Americans
What is the
Office of New Americans?
The Office of New Americans (ONA) is a state-funded grant allowing immigrants to integrate easier into the United States.
What Does the ONA do?
Increases access to English-for-Speakers-of-other-Languages (ESOL) training
Prepares new Americans for the naturalization process
Connects new Americans to business resources to harness their entrepreneurial spirit
Develops and leverages the professional skills of new Americans
Maximizes the number of young people receiving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Strengthens the connections between new Americans and their communities through civic engagement and other opportunities
Reduces exploitation of new Americans by scammers and con artists
“I love volunteering with ABC’s ONA program and showing that immigrants are valued and respected in this community.”
“I appreciate the help this program has given me, and I’ve been able to use the skills I learned to improve my resume and feel confident in applying for jobs.”
“It’s great to have a partner working with us in this region and stepping up to help us improve our events and services.”
After making an appointment, Stephanie Gerspacher (or someone on her team) will contact you with further information.