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self-sufficiency

Resettlement is only the first step in the long process of building a new life. CAO provides programs to support individuals in becoming self-sufficient after their initial arrival. Through a combination of community navigation, case assistance, and education programs we work hard to ensure that immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers are capable of thriving in Colorado.

 

education

We provide English as Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship classes all year long.

< ESL Class SCHEDULE >

< CITIZENSHIP CLASS SCHEDULE >

navigation

CAO Community Navigators provide resources and links to systems in the U.S. to foster a better understanding of American society and culture.

case assistance

We provide fee-based legal assistance centered on a variety of immigration and resettlement issues.

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CAO CURRENTLY PROVIDES ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) INSTRUCTION TO INDIVIDUALS FROM MORE THAN 29 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

IN 2015, 93% OF OUR CITIZENSHIP STUDENTS PASSED THEIR NATURALIZATION EXAM ON THEIR FIRST ATTEMPT, GRANTING THEM CITIZENSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES

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Every year, CAO provides more than 1,000 hours of ESL instruction to immigrants, refugees, and asyLUM-SEEKERS

 

I want to learn how to speak English. I need conversation. And I need to hear people speaking to improve my understanding of American culture.
— FATIMA, SUDAN