There are Ulpan options available for new immigrants. In addition, local English speakers started their own private Ulpan course.
Several English speakers work in the municipality and help interface with municipal offices. There is an active English speaking organization, community library and book clubs, Chesed (charity) organizations, as well as Shiurim (Torah study groups) and craft groups.
They have a volunteer committee that answers all inquiries from Anglos about Ashkelon.