Refugee Resettlement Program
- Promote economic self-sufficiency for refugees entering the state within the shortest time possible
- Contribute to the effective resettlement of refugees by providing short-term support services, cash, and medical assistance. (Support services include English as a Second Language courses, vocational assessment and training, employment services, medical screening, self-sufficiency services, and case management.)
- Coordinate the delivery of services to refugees with mainstream agencies
The Department of Human Services' Children and Family Services Division
- The Department of Human Services acts as a pass-through agent for funds and provides oversight for the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program and has oversight for the Refugee Medical Assistance Program. A department representative participates in determining grant awards to community service providers (i.e. School English as a second language programs, interpreters, health service providers, etc.)
- Lutheran Social Services, the only federally-recognized refugee resettlement agency in North Dakota, has oversight of all other refugee funding and resettlement services.
Contact the North Dakota Department of Human Services, Children and Family Services Division or the current contracted resettlement agency, Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota.
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