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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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Archived Webinar: Assisting Newcomers with Navigating the U.S. Health Care System: An Introduction for Direct Service Providers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 20, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
Hosted on October 19, 2022, the training was delivered by Mary Fabio, MD, Marc J. Altshuler, MD, Ariel Ressler MacNeill, MPH, and Blain Mamo, MPH. Recently arrived newcomers to the United States and the service providers who support them face many barriers in navigating the complex U.S. health care system. While systems navigation is difficult …

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Archived Webinar: How to Make Your Rental Operations Culturally and Refugee-Friendly

Author(s): Refugee Housing Solutions
Date: October 13, 2022
Topic(s): Housing
Subtopic(s): Landlords
In this webinar, hosted by Refugee Housing Solutions, landlords and property managers learn the benefits of renting to newcomers and how to make their rental operations culturally and refugee-friendly during the lease term.  

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.

Blog Post: Innovative Housing Spotlight: Partnership with a College Campus to Welcome Afghan Families

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 6, 2022
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Welcoming Communities
Do you support refugees and newcomers with affordable housing services? This blog post is for you! Switchboard has partnered with Refugee Housing Solutions to share training and promising practices related to housing solutions for newcomers. Today, we’re spotlighting the innovative housing work of World Learning Inc., a global nonprofit and accredited academic institution with a …

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E-learning: Adult Education Principles for Refugee Job Readiness

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 30, 2022
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Development, Job Readiness
This self-paced course is designed for direct service employment staff and other service providers who help prepare refugee clients for work in the United States. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to identify adult education principles and recognize how these principles can be applied to refugee employment services. You will also …

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Blog Post: How Schools Can Support Newcomer Youth: Ten Innovative Practices

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: September 30, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This is the second part of a series on school integration for refugee youth and their families.   While most students in the U.S. start the school year thinking about their locker decor, who their favorite teacher might be, and whether they’ll get to sit next to their crush in math class, most newcomer youth arrive …

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Guide: School Staff Can Help Students Heal From Trauma

Author(s): Childhood Trauma Changing Minds
Date: September 28, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
This guide, created by Childhood Trauma Changing Minds, helps school staff understand how violence impacts child development and how they can promote resilience. 

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.