This site is designed to provide high quality, relevant, reliable, and timely resources for persons assisting immigrant, refugee, and displaced persons populations and for the members of those populations themselves. We have broke out the contents into sections about Advocacy, Employment, Government Agencies, Health, Legal Aid, Libraries, and Youth and Family. There are also breakouts based on geographic location. You can also search the site and we have used metadata tags to cross reference everything as much as possible.
Please browse around and find the resources that are best for you and your populations.
In Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Ascentria provides services to immigrants that include: legal assistance, job training, employment services, and English classes. Additional services are available in each state. They are a local resettlement agency affiliate of Lutheran Social Services.
JFS of Washtenaw County assists with pre-arrival processing and reception for refugees resettling in the Ann Arbor area. They provide orientation, case management, basic necessities, English and citizenship classes, short-term counseling, classes in American culture, employment services, and document translation.
Website includes Request for Help form, email address, phone number, physical address, and hours of operation.
Provides education, employment, transportation, and community engagement resources/opportunities to refugee families based in Richmond, VA.
The Somali Association of Arizona provides educational and community resources to help the Somali community to integrate into American society. Services include English classes, cultural orientation, housing, assistance, home furnishings, immigration services, health and wellness, women’s and children’s services, youth services, employment services, and tutoring.
Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) is a statewide immigrant and refugee advocacy group that hold citizenship and rights awareness workshops. TIRRC works in local communities to provide integration services for immigrants as well as outreach to community members to build support for new immigrant communities. Citizenship workshops provide practical assistance to eligible individuals. TIRRC also offers programs that promote civic engagement for new citizens. The Coalition also provides a forum to report rights abuses, register vote, and submit Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications.
A resource guide for refugees and immigrants created by Cambridge Public Library. Includes local and national resources in education, language learning, healthcare, and legal services.
Muslims, undocumented immigrants, and others who face potential violence while commuting or traveling alone can request a companion from The Accompany Project, which trains New Yorkers “to disrupt violence – particularly against Arab, Muslim and undocumented residents – and to organize for stronger, safer neighborhoods.” Those wishing to request that someone commute or travel with them can contact the Arab American Association of New York (hours, address, and contact information available on website), which to date has more than 8,000 volunteers for the project. The Accompany Project is also soliciting volunteers to assist with bystander training and organizing sessions around the city.
Provides free legal services to men, women, and unaccompanied minors in immigration custody in Arizona. They also do advocacy and outreach. All web pages can be translated into many other languages.
Resources include the following sections – a list of FAQs; how to defend your own case; for immigrant parents; and for pro bono & criminal defense attorneys.
A collection of resources in Spanish and English for migrant farm workers and their advocates, including links to general farm worker resources, Colorado immigration services, labor and farm worker organizations, and other non-farm worker Colorado immigrant services.