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 Festival

New American Celebration on Ethiopian New Year! Why This Festival? This festival originated with the Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services’ (ETSS) Enkutatash: Ethiopian New Year, beginning in 2000 to celebrate the culture and experiences of the Central Ohio Ethiopian community. Since then, the festival has grown in number as well as cultural diversity,...

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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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Mission / Vision

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.

Our Vision

To be the focal point of integration for immigrant and refugee families, and to assist in developing a healthy, wealthy and self reliant New American community.

Upcoming Events

ESOL & Basic Job Skills Training Classes
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
ESOL & Basic Job Skills Training Classes
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
ESOL & Basic Job Skills Training Classes
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm


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