Project Transition



A Bridge to Success for Refugee Families
Project Transition provides support through programs that help educate, encourage, and counsel refugees in Palm Beach County. Our personalized assistance helps refugees acquire critical English skills and training that lead to employment and career advancement. Project Transition provides free interpreters and other communications-related assistance for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Our Mission
Project Transition offers hope to refugees. We empower individuals through education to improve employability, increase self-sufficiency, and facilitate cultural adaptation. 

Services Offered
Refugees enrolled in Project Transition can select from a variety of classes including Trade, Medical, Business & Finance, English Instruction, Personal Services, and Computer courses.

• ESOL Classes from Basic to Advanced
• Intensive Advanced English and Academic proficiency Class
• Translation of diplomas & credentials
• Classes to assist in TABE & GED tests
• Computer training courses in English
• Online distance classes
• Free bus passes
• Subsidized childcare
• Referrals to FREE vocational training
• Resume writing workshops

Click here for information about Attendance & Tuition. To register, call (561) 687-6381.

Class Locations

Gold Coast Community School
4260 Westgate Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Call (561) 687-6381 to register



John I Leonard Community High School
4701 10th Ave N, Greenacres, FL 33463
Call (561) 687-6381 to register

To be eligible for Project Transition, students must be:
Review the requirements below before making an appointment

  • At least 18 years old
  • A resident of Palm Beach County
  • Employed or registered with an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) employment provider

Click here for information about Attendance & Tuition. To register, call (561) 687-6381.

Who Qualifies for Project Transition Services?

  • Asylees of all nationalities (first five years)
  • Refugees of all nationalities (first five years)
  • Cuban/Haitian entrants (including asylum applicants)
  • Amerasians
  • Lawful permanent residents who adjusted from prior refugee, entrant or asylum status
  • Certified victims of human trafficking
  • Special immigrants from Iraq or Afghanistan

Required Documentation for the Appointment:

  • I-94 Form
  • Social Security card or SS Application Letter
  • Employment Authorization Card
  • Permanent Residence Card
  • Driver License or Florida ID
  • Asylum Letter of Order/Approval
  • Asylum Application Receipt (for entrants and/or parolees from Cuba or Haiti only)
  • Employment information or referral from ORR Services, Youth COOP, or Workforce One
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