Administration of Children and Families: Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
State Department: Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration: Refugee Processing Center
Connecticut Department of Social Services: Refugee Assistance Program
Connecticut Department of Public Health: Refugee and Immigrant Health Program
The State contracts with the following agencies to provide case management and employment services to refugees:
The following are the total number of new refugee arrivals to Connecticut for the corresponding Federal Fiscal Years (FFY, which is October 1 through September 30):
Mark your calendars:
World Refugee Day: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Any person who is outside any country of such person's nationality or, in the case of a person having no nationality, is outside any country in which such person last habitually resided, and who is unable or unwilling to return to, and is unable or unwilling to avail himself or herself of the protection of, that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
Welcome is a discussion group for Connecticut library staff serving multilingual populations. The group is facilitated by Steve Cauffman and Maria Bernier from the Division of Library Development at the Connecticut State Library.
Quick fact: 22% of the people in Connecticut speak a language other than English at home.*
*Source: 2013 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates via American Fact Finder
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