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Looking for Local Healthcare Providers Who Can Serve Refugee and Immigrant Patients? A New Directory Can Help!

It can be difficult for service providers and communities to locate healthcare providers who are trained in refugee and immigrant …

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Advice for Mentors Who Work with Newcomer Youth

While there is no one-size-fits-all approach on how to best support mentors of newcomer youth, program coordinators can tailor their …

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Three Ways that Evidence Summaries Can Transform Resettlement Work

As resettlement service providers, we’re quick to notice when something is working well and when it isn’t. That’s because a …

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End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Four Changes That May Impact Your Clients

The U.S. government announced that the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) will end on May 11, 2023. The end of …

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Welcoming New Neighbors from Ukraine: What do Service Providers Need to Know?

Are you a service provider beginning to connect with sponsors for Ukrainian newcomers? Are you fielding questions about affordable housing …

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Combating Child Labor Trafficking: A Resource Collection for Providers Serving URMs and Other Youth

Child labor trafficking is an important area of concern for service providers who support Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URMs). Due to …

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Operation Allies Welcome: An Afghan-American Reflects on Supporting the Emergency Evacuation Response

I recall sitting in my bedroom-turned-home-office in Washington, D.C., last August feeling distraught watching the news coming out of Afghanistan. …

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Housing Selection 101

Switchboard, in partnership with Refugee Housing Solutions (RHS), recently published a blog post on Helping Newcomers with the Housing Search. …

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Resource Collection: Getting Started in Navigating ORR Eligibility

Determining whether a potential client is eligible for Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services can sometimes be a challenge. This …

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Three Ways to Support Newcomers’ Personal Financial Health

For newcomers adjusting to life in a foreign country, financial insecurity often emerges as one of the most pressing and …

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