Blog Author

Want new blog posts sent to your inbox?

Looking for a specific blog post?



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 …

Read More →

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 …

Read More →

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 …

Read More →

Resource Collection: Legal Services for Afghan Newcomers

Newcomers from Afghanistan face many resettlement challenges in the United States. The process of obtaining legal status is an especially …

Read More →

Parenting My Sibling: An Afghan American Social Worker’s Integration Journey

 Switchboard is committed to sharing stories of lived experiences with service providers across the U.S. Today, Switchboard is sharing the …

Read More →

Resource List: Serving Ukrainian Newcomers

In early 2022, President Biden announced that the United States would welcome 100,000 Ukrainian newcomers and others affected by the …

Read More →

Theories of Change, Logframes, and Indicators: An Updated Resource Collection on Project Design

Are you working to design a new project or refine the design of an existing program? Switchboard’s Resource Library hosts …

Read More →

Supporting Afghan Clients’ Food Needs during Ramadan

This blog post suggests ways that refugee service providers can help meet the food needs of Afghan clients who are observing Ramadan while living in temporary housing.

Read More →

Are Your Programs and Services Evidence-Based? Implementation Science can Help!

Many resettlement agencies want to design and deliver more evidence-based services, but providers often struggle with putting available evidence into action. Guidance from the field of implementation science can help address this challenge. This blog post defines implementation science, it includes tips for how to get started, and a case study from the Kentucky Office of Refugees (KOR).

Read More →

What Can We Do to Protect Clients and Staff? Tips for Getting Started with Safeguarding and Protection

When it comes to preserving safety for both clients and staff, there are many terms you might hear. This blog post reviews two key terms, safeguarding and protection, that relate to service providers’ roles in ensuring the safety of clients and staff.

Read More →

Log In