Services

Initial Assistance Includes The Following:

Arrival
Meet the refugee at the airport; and provide transportation to housing.

Housing & Furnishings
Assist with housing and provide basic household furnishings.

Food
Provide food, or food allowance as well as other basic living needs.

Clothing
Provide basic clothing for the refugee, appropriate to the climate.

Health
Assist the refugee in receiving an initial health exam.

Social Security Card
Assist the refugee in applying for a Social Security card.

Employment
Help find a job for each employable refugee; enroll refugee in job training programs or on-the-job training.

Education
Enroll the refugee in English language classes; assist with school registration for children.

Orientation
Help the refugee become oriented in the community; show how to shop, use public transportation, emergency telephone numbers, understand local customs and laws, obtain a driver license, life and health insurance, bank accounts, etc.