Initial Assistance Includes The Following:
Meet the refugee at the airport; and provide transportation to housing.
Housing & Furnishings
Assist with housing and provide basic household furnishings.
Provide food, or food allowance as well as other basic living needs.
Provide basic clothing for the refugee, appropriate to the climate.
Assist the refugee in receiving an initial health exam.
Social Security Card
Assist the refugee in applying for a Social Security card.
Help find a job for each employable refugee; enroll refugee in job training programs or on-the-job training.
Enroll the refugee in English language classes; assist with school registration for children.
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.