Learn about the current Immigration grantee partners.

 

Strengthening the Legal Services Infrastructure (SLSI)

Organization Area Served Purpose
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
San Mateo County

Collaborative Resources for Immigration Services on the Peninsula (CRISP) to continue providing free or low-cost immigration legal assistance and related policy and advocacy efforts in support of immigrant children and families.

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County

To further advance the capacity of SBLISN (South Bay Legal Immigration Services Network), a collaborative of organizations in Santa Clara County providing immigrant legal services, and contribute to the strengthening of the full SVCF Immigration Cohort.

Dolores Street Community Services
San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

Support to expand African Advocacy Network's legal education and outreach capacity.

Pangea Legal Services
San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

Support for the South Bay Access to Counsel Project to provide high-quality legal services to children and families in immigration court proceedings.

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County

Support to provide technical assistance to emerging legal services organizations to achieve high level of functionality.

International Institute of The Bay Area (IIBA)
San Mateo County

To expand IIBA's capacity to provide high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services in Silicon Valley by training one new caseworker to become BIA accredited, and to strengthen collaborative partnerships in our cohort.

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
San Mateo County

Support to expand capacity to provide legal support to children and families.

 

 

Adult English Language Acquisition (AELA)

Organization Area Served Purpose
ALLIES
San Mateo and Santa Clara

To facilitate a collaborative strategic planning process with AELA grantees, other CBOs, legal service providers and economic security partners to create a long-term strategic vision for workforce and educational pathways in our region.

Building Skills Partnership
Santa Clara

To deliver vocational English language training to low-wage, primarily Latino immigrant workers on paid work time, while simultaneously providing other skill training to help adult immigrant workers be retained, obtain better jobs and integrate.

Cañada College of San Mateo County
San Mateo

To provide ESL classes, support services and system development to help students improve English and computer skills, transition to on-campus college programs, and achieve career goals while analyzing and documenting the results.

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Santa Clara

To provide adult English as a second language programs to refugees/immigrants, supporting their integration and enhancing economic opportunities; add services to ongoing programs and provide classes in another high-need area.

Grail Family Services
San Mateo

To use a proven, blended learning approach to improve English skills for Latino immigrants living in East San Jose. Funds will be used to support the different components of the initiative.

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
Santa Clara

To provide ESL/VESL to at least 150 students using effective strategies to teach refugees/immigrants conversational English to participate in civic life; and vocational ESL for the American workplace to become self-sufficient contributors.

Learning and Loving Education Center
Santa Clara

To expand the current program to a more integrated instructional system that offers a range of ESL classes addressing different language skill levels and goals for adults and children as well as GED, technology, parenting and enrichment.

Nuestra Casa
San Mateo

To support the implementation and expansion of adult ESL program for the 2015-2016 academic year and participation in the South San Mateo ALLIES and Community “Portal” collaborations.

Puente de la Costa Sur
San Mateo

To support the South Coast Rural Literacy Program, an initiative that provides opportunities for adults to further their education, improve their job opportunities, support their families and increase their civic engagement.

Refugee Transitions
San Mateo and Santa Clara

To assist low-income, high-need refugee and immigrant newcomers in becoming self-sufficient by providing high-quality ESL/VESL instruction and pathways to employment and citizenship.

San Mateo Adult School
San Mateo

To provide instruction and support for ESL adults who are seeking work and/or college and career training opportunities.

Sequoia Adult School Scholars
San Mateo

To support significant program growth by building organizational capacity through staffing and increasing access to scholarships for books and transportation to assist adult immigrants who are enrolled in community college.

Sequoia District Adult School
San Mateo

To prepare SDAS students to transition to community college by informing them about educational options, and to support students during and after their transition by advising them and helping them leverage financial and other resources.

Upwardly Global
San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

To train 100 low-income immigrants/refugees from San Mateo and Santa Clara counties in business communications, language and networking skills and provide placement services to support their success in gaining professional employment.