ETSS is proud to provide programs and services designed to increase the wellness of the whole family and to cultivate the growth and success of our youth from 5 years old to adulthood. ETSS programs include: Youth Programs After School Tutoring Program & Cultural Enrichment classes Who: Immigrant and refugee children, kindergarten through 8th grade,...

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New American Celebration on Ethiopian New Year! Big Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday, Sept. 14 in Whitehall for Enkutatash!  Over 800 people attended and enjoyed a traditional ethiopian coffee ceremony, ethnic fashion show and a super children’s area!  Franklin County Commisioner, Paula Brooks presented Dr. Seleshi Asfaw with the...

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Get Involved

The responsiblity of creating the next workforce, the next political leaders and the next great contributors to our society is a big task and ETSS is ready for it, with your help!Join us, volunteer, donate.  Be part of the changing faces of Central Ohio!  Be our friend, get connected, volunteer!

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Learning Celebrations

Becoming an American is a journey, Becoming an American is learning to communicate, Becoming an American is navigating the system, Becoming an American challenges your family, Becoming an American means disipline & hard work, Becoming an American is a celebration of freedom, Becoming an American creates an additional cultural identity and all should be...

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Upcoming Events

Afterschool Program @ East side
Apr 19 @ 3:15 pm – 7:30 pm
ESOL & Basic Job Skills Training Classes
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Afterschool Program @ West site
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Our Mission

To assist immigrant and refugee families and low income individuals in Central Ohio improve the quality of their lives, and to facilitate integration through education, training, supportive services, and self-development opportunities, and to increase awareness of the culture and heritage of Central Ohio’s immigrant and refugee population.


Becoming An American Friendraiser


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Developing Young Leaders


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