Live your best life here.

Onboard Fort Wayne program. Logo.

Onboard Fort Wayne is designed to get you acquainted with Allen County, so you can start building a life you love–inside and outside the workplace. We’re here to help you get connected, find your niche, and live your best life here. And if your spouse/partner/family is here with you, we’ve got them covered, too.

Here’s what we offer:

Welcome events

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Experience Hoosier hospitality firsthand!

Our in-person events help you get connected and acclimated to your new surroundings. You’ll meet fellow newcomers, get a “welcome home” from local leaders, and learn how to get plugged into the community. You can get involved right away, or ease your way in–whatever fits your style.

One-on-one attention

You’ve got questions: Where can I find the best burger in town? Which festivals should I check out? Who can I trust for childcare?

Our Community Connectors have answers. They’re proud ambassadors, guiding you on a one-on-one basis as you settle in. We’ll pair you with someone who has similar interests to yours, so you know you’re getting expert advice.

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Online resources

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You’ve found the place to browse local favorites and learn about the community.

From arts and culture to health care, all the companies and organizations listed here are members of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., so you know they’re invested in Fort Wayne / Allen County and residents like you.

Questions? Ready to get started?

Our Community Connectors are here to confidentially answer any questions you may have about Fort Wayne / Allen County. Or, if you’re ready to join the Onboard Fort Wayne program, fill out the form to get started!

Resume portal

We’re ready to help you and your crew. If your significant other is looking for job opportunities, let us help. We have connections to many of the largest employers in the area.

Become a Community Connector

Longtime resident ready to help? Volunteer as a Community Connector to serve as a “first friend,” welcoming new residents and helping them get acclimated to Fort Wayne / Allen County.

Program sponsors

Thanks to the sponsors who make Onboard Fort Wayne possible:

Title sponsor
STAR Bank, Insurance, and Private Advisory. Logo.

Supporting sponsor
Lincoln Financial Group. Logo.