Every morning the sun shines down upon the brow of
thousands of immigrants who since arriving to the
United States can now call themselves New Americans.
Many of these individuals carry dreams of opportunity,
success, happiness, and a chance to make New Jersey
Americans Program is dedicated to helping
immigrants and their families gain access to necessary
resources and social services. Focus is on moving
New Americans forward—across cultural
barriers—giving them a chance to experience
their dreams come true.
past ten years the New Americans population
of New Jersey has grown tremendously and continues
to grow in size and diversity. New Americans
come to this country from parts of Africa, Asia, Australia,
Europe, Central and South America. New Americans
come from all walks of life and educational backgrounds.
Census Report stated that at least 19% of the state’s
population was comprised of New Americans,
which was a 58% increase since 1990. If the trend
of the last decade continues, by 2010 one in every
four people in the state will be a New American!
Americans Program caters to the needs
of New Jersey’s immigrants and their families.
The program strives to provide education and assistance
- New Americans, to gain access to services,
resources and support from social service agencies.
- Social Service Agencies, to enable them to provide
effective, cultural-sensitive assistance to New
- Caregivers, to quickly and easily find solutions
for New Americans needs and concerns.
- Community Leaders, to better understand all the
obstacles New Americans encounter in gaining
access to social service agency resources.
to help this growing demographic becomes more obvious
year after year. The New Americans Program
provides access to the essential services available
for immigrants to improve their lives and that of
those around them. As more individuals and organizations
become involved, the opportunity to make New Jersey
a better place for New Americans becomes
all the more possible. Together as a community we
can ensure a brighter future for us all.