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California Refugee Resettlement Agencies

This page is for information only.  We want visitors to know the magnitude and scope of California’s refugee resettlement assistance programs.

Source:  Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Note:  For information on other states, click this link.


California

State of California – Programs and Services by Locality

Published: November 4, 2015

How to Use This Information

The table and links below contain contact information for resettlement agencies and other organizations providing services to refugees, persons newly granted asylum, or certification as a victim of trafficking, Special Immigrant Visa holders, Cuban/Haitian Entrants, and other populations eligible for benefits and services funded by ORR.

Voluntary Agency AffiliatesVisit disclaimer page provide the full range of resettlement services, including referrals for short-term Cash and Medical Assistance, job development and English as a Foreign Language services, and other programs.  At the bottom, you’ll find links to additional agencies funded by ORR for a variety of social services programs, most available to eligible populations up to five years post-resettlement.

Questions? Contact the agencies directly, or get answers from the State Refugee and Health Coordinators and ORR Staff, listed under Key Contacts.  

MAIN VOLUNTARY AGENCY AFFILIATES

CITY LOCAL AFFILIATE ADDRESS & TEL.
Anaheim East African Community Of Orange CountyVisit disclaimer page 2323 W. Lincoln Ave., Suite 205
Anaheim, CA 92801
714-991-5258
Garden Grove World Relief Garden GroveVisit disclaimer page 13121 Brookhurst Street, #G
Garden Grove, CA 92843
714-210-4730
Glendale Immigration and Refugee ServicesVisit disclaimer page 4322 San Fernando Rd.
Glendale, CA 91204
818-409-0991
Glendale International Institute Of Los AngelesVisit disclaimer page 3800 La Crescenta Ave., Suite #204
Glendale, CA 91214
818-244-2550
Glendale IRC Los AngelesVisit disclaimer page 625 N Maryland Avenue
Glendale, CA 91206
818-550-6220
Los Angeles African Community Resource CenterVisit disclaimer page 3540 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 321
Los Angeles, CA 90010
213-637-1450
Los Angeles Immigration And Resettlement ProgramVisit disclaimer page 4311 Wilshire Blvd. , Suite 211
Los Angeles, CA 90010
323-935-5303
Los Angeles Interfaith Refugee And Immigration Minitsry Of The Episcopal Diocese Of Los AngelesVisit disclaimer page 3621 Brunswick Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90039
323-667-0489
Los Angeles Interfaith Refugee & Immigration ServiceVisit disclaimer page 3621 Brunswick Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90039
323-667-0489
Los Gatos Jewish Family Service of Silicon ValleyVisit disclaimer page 14855 Oka Road, Suite 202
Los Gatos, CA 95032
408-357-7452
Modesto World Relief ModestoVisit disclaimer page 1401 F Street
Modesto, CA 95354
209-491-2712
Oakland Catholic CharitiesVisit disclaimer page 433 Jefferson Street
Oakland, CA 94607-3539
510-768-3106
Oakland IRC OaklandVisit disclaimer page 405 14th Street, Suite 1415
Oakland, CA 94612
510-452-8222
Sacramento IRC SacramentoVisit disclaimer page 2730 Arden Way, #227
Sacramento, CA 95825
916-482-0120
Sacramento Opening Doors, Inc.Visit disclaimer page 1111 Howe Avenue, Suite 125
Sacramento, CA 95825
916-492-2591
Sacramento Sacramento Food Bank & Family ServicesVisit disclaimer page 2469 Rio Linda Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95815
916-949-6745
Sacramento World Relief SacramentoVisit disclaimer page 3750 Auburn Blvd, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95821
916-978-2650
San Bernardino Catholic CharitiesVisit disclaimer page 1450 North D Street
San Bernardino, CA 92405-4739
909-388-1243 x217
San Diego Alliance for African AssistanceVisit disclaimer page 5952 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92115
619-286-9052
San Diego Catholic CharitiesVisit disclaimer page 4575-A Mission Gorge Place
San Diego, CA 92120
619-287-9454 x106
San Diego IRC San DiegoVisit disclaimer page 5348 University Avenue, Suite 205
San Diego, CA 92105
619-641-7510
San Diego Jewish Family Service of San DiegoVisit disclaimer page 8804 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
858-637-3093
San Francisco Jewish Family & Children’s Services Of San FrancisoVisit disclaimer page 2534 Judah St.
San Francisco, CA 94122
415-449-1286
San Jose IRC San JoseVisit disclaimer page 1210 S. Bascom Avenue, #227
San Jose, CA 95128
408-453-3536
San Jose PARS Equality Center 1635 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
408.261.6400
Turlock International Rescue CommitteeVisit disclaimer page 2130 Geer Road Suite C
Turlock, CA 95382
209-667-2378
Walnut Creek Jewish Family & Children’s Services Of East BayVisit disclaimer page 1855 Olympic Blvd.
Suite 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
925-927-2000

Preferred Communities Grants by Affiliate

California

Source page lists other states:  Office of Refugee Resettlement

volag                         city                          state                         local affiliate          contact

WR

Garden Grove

CA

World Relief Garden Grove/Southern California

13121 Brookhurst St. #G

Garden Grove, CA 92843

714.210.4730

CWS

Los Angeles

CA

Interfaith Refugee and Immigration ServiceVisit disclaimer page

3621 Brunswick Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90039

323.661.8588

IRC

Oakland

CA

IRC Oakland

405 14th Street, Suite 1415

Oakland, CA 95612

510.452.8222 x325

IRC

Sacramento

CA

IRC Sacramento

2020 Hurley Way, Suite 395

Sacramento, CA 95825

916.482.0120

CWS

San Diego

CA

Jewish Family Service of San DiegoVisit disclaimer page

From <http://www.acf.hhs.gov/orr/resource/preferred-communities-grants-by-affiliate#ca>

Other offices not listed above:

OTHER AVAILABLE SERVICES FROM LOCAL AGENCIES

This state also receives discretionary funding to local agencies through the ORR programs listed below.  These programs are typically available for up to five years post-resettlement.  Contact the agencies listed below or the ORR Program Officer for more information.


Office of Refugee Resettlement (federal) Funded Programs

2015 California Award = $1,000,000

Key Contacts:

State Refugee Coordinator: Sysvanh Kabkeo 916.654.4356
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Marisa Ramos 916.552.8252
ORR Regional Office: Bowa Tucker 415.437.8469


Archived State Funding Figures – 2013/2014 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2009

For full information about current year funding awarded to states, please contact the State Refugee Coordinator.

This page updated 9/02/2016.

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