The Reception and Placement program provides basic resettlement services for all refugees resetled in our area. These services include the following:
Pre-arrival: Locating, renting, and fully furnishing appropriate, safe and decent housing for all arrivals.
Social Services: helping refugees access all social services for which they qualify and helping them apply for Social Security Cards.
Medical: Assuring that new arrivals hve full medical exams within their first 30 days in the United States.
Education: Enrolling all school age children in school and enrolling adults in English as a Second language classes.
Cultural orientation: Acquainting refugees with the community, laws, customs, and expectations.
Employment services: Finding all employable adults a job within the first 120 - 180 days in the United States.