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Office of Refugee Health 


Resources - Other Refugee Services Agencies


  • California Department of Social Services - Refugee Programs Bureau 

  • California's Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP) is comprised of many program partners at the federal, state, county, and community level.  The RRP in California is 100 percent federally funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement and is state administered by the California Department of Social Services, Refugee Programs Bureau (RPB).  The RPB supervises county operations and delivery of RRP benefits and services.  The RRP assists eligible refugees and other targeted populations to adjust socially and attain the skills needed for finding employment and becoming self-sufficient as quickly as possible.

  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine 

  • Promotes and improves the health of immigrants, refugees, and migrants and prevent the importation of infectious diseases and other conditions of public health significance into the U.S. by these groups. To accomplish this goal the CDC plays a significant role in refugee health, both overseas and domestically.

  • Cultural Orientation Resource Center (COR) 

  • Videos are a thought-provoking and powerful way to present information about refugees, their challenges, and their strengths. COR Center videos are comprised of interviews with resettled refugees, using their own words to share their thoughts and experiences.

  • Department of State - Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration  

  • The Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) provides aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world, through repatriation, local integration, and resettlement in the United States. PRM also promotes the United States' population and migration policies.

  • International Rescue Committee (IRC)

  • Through a network of staff members and volunteers we provide access to the tools of self-reliance: housing, job placement and employment skills, clothing, medical attention, education, English-language classes and community orientation. Each resettlement office serves as a free, one-stop center for refugees’ needs during their pivotal first months in the U.S. 

  • Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) 

  • The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) helps new populations maximize their potential in the United States by linking them to critical resources that assist them in becoming integrated members of American society.

  • Health Reach 

  • Offers easy access to quality health information to individuals for whom English is not their primary language. It is also an important resource for health professional as well as public health administrators.

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) 

  • Strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally, or to resettle in a third country.


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