KENTUCKY REFUGEE MINISTRIES INC

Rating: 3 stars   1 review

Issues: Religion

Location: 1206 North Limestone Lexington KY 40505 USA

Mission: THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDES SERVICES TO REFUGEES FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES WHO, FOR REASONS OF PERSECUTION FOR THEIR RELIGIOUS OR POLITICAL BELIEFS, HAVE BEEN ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES. THESE SERVICES INCLUDE RELOCATION AND PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE AS WELL AS ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE.
Programs: 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.

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Rating: 3 stars  

16 people found this review helpful

KRM is a nice resettlement agency in Kentucky. It's too bad that often they only take those whose English skills are better than others.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

they are more professional than Catholic Charities MRS program.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2006-5-01

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