St. James Immigrant Assistance
St. James Immigrant Assistance offers ESL instruction to individuals and small groups; assistance with preparing and applying for citizenship; civics instruction, community involvement, and help connecting to community resources. Our clients are adult, mostly low-income, immigrants and refugees in the City of Seattle and King County, Washington region.
ESL Tutoring: Enrollment is open to any low-income, adult, refugee or immigrant who wants to improve their English. We offer both 1-1 tutoring and small classes. Tutoring and classes are free and take place at our offices and other community locations.
Citizenship Classes and Tutoring: Enrollment is open to low-income, adult, refugees or immigrants who want help preparing for their naturalization interview. We offer both tutoring and small classes. Tutoring and classes take place at our offices and other community locations.
Naturalization Assistance: We help clients to complete their N400 citizenship application, and gather all the other necessary documents to file their application. We work to ensure clients have everything they need to become a U.S. citizen, such as legal representation. This service is free to low-income clients by appointment at our office on First Hill.
Elder Integration Groups: These groups offer older, low-income refugees and immigrants, an opportunity to connect with their peers, and learn about such topics as emergency preparation, transportation, health issues and services, community attractions, and social services. Participants can also enroll in Life Skills and/or ESL classes. Groups meet in their communities.