Not a Citizen? Learning English?
Resources for immigrants, Spanish-speaking job seekers, and those who want to become
Testing & Education Reference Center Job seekers can explore career choices, assess likes, abilities and strengths, research specific job salaries, and map a career path or practice certification tests for a variety of vocations, in English and Spanish.
Mango provides language learning lessons with reading/writing/listening components for English as a second language users. Also, there are lessons for learning Spanish, French, Russian, Italian and Pirate!
LOCAL RESOURCES ↑
Whatcom Literacy Council offers free one-on-one tutoring and classes that can help you learn English or improve on what you already know.
STATE RESOURCES ↑
These are WorkSource staff in the Skagit office who are able to assist you in Spanish with your work search and other support. They are familiar with the needs of immigrant farm workers. Even if you are already working with the Bellingham WorkSource, you may also receive services in Spanish at WorkSource Skagit.
Information about unemployment benefits for Spanish-speaking unemployed workers.
The bilingual English/Spanish WorkSource website has good information about farm jobs and farm worker resources, work options outside of agriculture, childcare, education, medical care, and housing.
NATIONAL RESOURCES ↑
This website explains the new citizenship exam in Spanish.
Information on immigration and citizenship, from the US Government.