The Somali Community Servics
Promoting self-sufficiency through employment, education, and economic empowerment.
The Somali Community Services is based in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded to advocate and promote self-sufficiency through employment, education, and economic empowerment for the Somali community and other immigrants. And to provide cultural and social support regardless of color, race, ethnicity, religion, economic status and other distinctions.
The Somali Community Servics is a 501(c)(3) community based organization that works to improve the health, safety, and productivity of the Somalis in Omaha through culturally competent services, information and resources. Somali refugees in Omaha and elsewhere in the US bring with them a wealth of knowledge, talent, hard work, enthusiasm and diversity. To use these assets to best benefit themselves, families and communities, newcomers need to get support in finding services they need and learning to navigate throughout this whole complex new system and completely different setting.
The Somali Community Servics works through a statewide network of partners, non-profits, community-based organizations, state and local governments, academic institutions, and private sector enterprises to provide the Somali refugees and immigrants with access and the information pertaining to the available essential services
The Somali Community Serivces programs go a long way to strengthen capacity, create self-sufficiency, develop and preserve culture as well as contribute to the society.
- Free computer classes
- School registration information
- Business startup information
- Educational programs
- English as a second language tutoring and classes
- Financial aid information
Advocacy and Support
- Family crisis intervention
- Interpretation and document translation services
- Housing assistance and referrals
- Community resource referrals
- Notary Public
- Assistance in completing various government documents
- Job search assistance and referrals
- Resume assistance
- Career counseling for youth
- Job Placements
- Administer employment and training program
- Work with area employers on translation, recruitment, issue resolution
The center assists all types of basic immigration forms such as:
- I-130 visas
- I-129 Fiancé Visas
- I-864 Financial Affidavits
- I-131 Travel Documents
- N-600 Certificate of Citizenship
- N-400 Naturalization Citizenship
- I-765 Employment Authorization