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​Citizenship Preparation

The Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP) contracts with qualified organizations for the provision of citizenship preparation services for refugees. These services include:

    • Naturalization examination preparation in history, civics, and English
    • Naturalization examination interviewing skills; and
    • Legal assistance in counseling, preparation of applications, and representation before the INS.

Only organizations that are recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) are eligible to provide legal services.

Service providers


Bethany Christian Services Allentown
108 North 5th Street
Allentown, PA 18102
Phone: 484-408-6830


Multicultural Community Resource Center
554 East 10th Street
Erie, PA 16503

Phone: 814-455-0212

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
517 East 26th Street
Erie, PA 16504



International Service Center
21 South River Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Catholic Charities of Harrisburg

Immigration and Refugee Services
939 E Park Dr, Suite 102
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Phone: 717-232-0568


Church World Service
308 E. King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-381-2890

Bethany Christian Services Lancaster
1681 Crown Avenue, Suite 201
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: 717-399-3213


HIAS and Council Migration Service
2100 Arch Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-832-0906

New World Association
9857 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19115
Phone: 215-856-7314 

Nationalities Service Center
1216 Arch Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-467-0690


Jewish Family & Community Service of Pittsburgh
5734 Bartlett Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Phone: 412-422-7200

2990 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-391-4985


Catholic Social Services of Scranton
516 Fig Street
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: 570-207-2283

For more information please contact the PA Refugee Resettlement Program by email at or call (717) 787-8608