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.
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.
The Tucson Refugee Ministry partners with a local church group and a resettlement agency to embrace a refugee family for 3 months. The Ministry also provides new arrival care packages filled with essential items for refugee families and offers volunteers training in the process of refugee resettlement.
Southern Arizona Legal Aid provides immigration assistance to refugees, asylum seekers, permanent residents, and undocumented persons, especially those who have been victims of violent crimes and those with disabilities.
Catholic Community Services of Souther Arizona provides resettlement assistance through transitional housing, short-term financial aid, transportation, English language classes, and job readiness training.
Refugee Focus is located in both Tucson & Phoenix, Arizona. Refugee Focus assists refugees with employment services such as resume writing, job applications, & interviews. Refugee Focus also offers refugees furnished housing, English Language training, & self sufficiency skills such as: cultural orientation, transit orientation, financial literacy, nutrition & cooking, health & wellness, safety, and technology orientation. Refugee Focus is a program of Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest.
Provides information about the American healthcare system to refugees and health information translated into many languages. Also has resources, statistics, and funding opportunities for case managers, physicians, and others who attend to refugees’ healthcare needs. Project of Arizona Dept. of Health Services.
Offers cash assistance, medical assistance, behavioral health services, English language training, care for unaccompanied refugee minors, case management, employment services, and educational help for children. Project of AZ Dept. of Economic Security.
Provides refugees and legal immigrants with shelter, food, clothing, employment training & assistance, English language classes, translation, and referrals. Also provides help with relative petitions, citizenship, permanent residency, replacement of lost or stolen documents, special protected status deferred enforced departure, and family unification.
The Iskashitaa Refugee Network is an inter-generational network made up of Tucson volunteers and refugees from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The network teaches the community about sustainable food through its food-based programming. Every year the Iskashitaa Refugee Network identifies and redistributes over 50 tons of produce to under-served families throughout southern Arizona.