Refugee Support Services


  • 07 Jul, 2015

Project Description

ELIGIBILITY

Refugees or Asylees who have lived less than five years in America are eligible for all services provided through the Refugee Social Services program. Those who have lived in the U.S. more than five years are limited to translation and case management services. On occasion, the state has waived the five-year limit.

SERVICES

  • Pre-screening of program participants
  • Vocational assessment of refugee skills
  • Matching refugee skills to an appropriate pre-employment class
  • Computer classes
  • Driving simulation classes
  • On-site assistance with hiring
  • Long term follow-up support with employers
  • Interpretation and translation skills
  • Job coaching support
  • Referral services