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Blog Post: It Takes a Village: Learning from Statewide Housing Partnerships in Idaho

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 2, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
As we enter the final months of 2022, it’s clear that refugee resettlement in the United States looks different than it did in past years. Refugee Housing Solutions spoke to Christina Bruce-Bennion, Service Coordination Program Manager at the Idaho Office for Refugees, about navigating these shifts as they pertain to housing partnerships. Bruce-Bennion has worked …

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Blog Post: Could 40 Seconds of Compassion Make a Difference for Resettled Refugees?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 31, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement
The Question of Compassion People working in refugee resettlement are often motivated by compassion. This is perhaps especially true for those who engage directly with clients—caseworkers, casework assistants, volunteers, interpreters, and the range of housing, education, and employment specialists. Compassion is defined by Trzeciak & Mazzarelli as an “emotional response to another’s pain or suffering, …

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Video: Vermont Language Justice Project: How to Use the Pharmacy Videos

Author(s): Vermont Language Justice Project
Date: October 25, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
The Vermont Language Justice Project produced a very useful set of videos on how to pick up medications from the pharmacy. They are available in 15 languages.

Toolkit: Housing Toolkit: Navigating Online Housing Resources & Housing Search

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 14, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Federal Housing Programs
Finding the appropriate housing requires having the right tools, and the internet is a tool that can improve and expand one’s housing search. This resource page, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, will connect you to federal, state, and housing providers, search engines, and other sources. It will also provide property managers and landlords with accessible …

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Tool or Template: Home Set-up Guide

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 13, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Housing Orientation
This resource, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, provides Resettlement Agencies and their affiliates with an apartment and home set-up guide as they prepare for and take part in a home set-up for refugees.

Tip Sheet: Understanding Your Lease Agreement

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 13, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Household Pests, Housing Orientation, Landlords
Having a successful tenancy builds a refugee’s and newcomer’s rental history. This sheet, created by Refugee Housing Solutions, covers how to understand a lease and the legal responsibilities implied so that a refugee or newcomer knows what to look out for before signing.

E-learning: Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in Resettlement, Asylum & Integration Settings

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: October 3, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management
This module, developed by the IRC, will help explain the foundational skills of of supporting survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. You will learn what intimate partner violence is and what foundational skills you need to support survivors. On completion of this course you will: Learn about what is intimate partner violence (IPV) Understand the foundational skills of responding …

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Toolkit: Get the Facts Campaign

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 29, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
These resources, created by National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM), provide service providers with tools to spread facts about the COVID-19 vaccination. This campaign includes a variety of guides, tip sheets, and videos translated into 30+ languages. In the links you will find materials covering the following:  Social Media Short Fact Sheet …

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Tip Sheet: Social Security Numbers for Noncitizens

Author(s): Social Security Administration
Date: September 26, 2022
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Social Security Number
This resource, created by the Social Security Administration, provides resources for noncitizens regarding social security numbers. Service providers and clients can use this resource and the Immigration webpage to find more answers about how to obtain a SSN, multilanguage resources, and resources for workers and students. 

Tip Sheet: Monkeypox (MPV) What You Need to Know

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: September 19, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Monkeypox
This tip sheet, created by the Washington State Department of Health, provides clients with information regarding monkeypox and is available in 13 languages.