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Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, New Haven, Connecticut

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Web:
Address: 235 Nicoll Street
New Haven, Connecticut  06511  
United States
Fax: 203-562-1798
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 150
Number of People Being Served: 200
EIN: 06-0653044
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Mission Statement


Helping refugees and other displaced people establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities.

Description


RIS ‚— Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services is a program of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut and is the local affiliate of Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Immigration and Refugee Program of Church World Service. IRIS resettles approximately 100 refugees each year. IRIS also provides some services to asylees and other immigrants. Currently, over half of IRIS‚’s refugee clients come from Iraq. Others come from Afghanistan, Congo, Cuba, Ethiopia, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, and other countries. IRIS is funded by the US Departments of State and Health and Human Services (Office of Refugee Resettlement), Episcopal Migration Ministries, Church World Service, CT Department of Social Services, CT Department of Education, United Way of Greater New Haven, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, Casey Family Services & the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Carolyn Foundation, Bissell Foundation, Empower New Haven, New Haven Community Development Block Grant, Stratton Faxon, churches, synagogues, organizations and businesses around the state, and individual contributions.

RIS ‚— Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services is a program of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut and is the local affiliate of Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Immigration and Refugee Program of Church World Service. IRIS resettles approximately 100 refugees each year. IRIS also provides some services to asylees and other immigrants. Currently, over half of IRIS‚’s refugee clients come from Iraq. Others come from Afghanistan, Congo, Cuba, Ethiopia, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, and other countries. IRIS is funded by the US Departments of State and Health and Human Services (Office of Refugee Resettlement), Episcopal Migration Ministries, Church World Service, CT Department of Social Services, CT Department of Education, United Way of Greater New Haven, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, Casey Family Services & the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Carolyn Foundation, Bissell Foundation, Empower New Haven, New Haven Community Development Block Grant, Stratton Faxon, churches, synagogues, organizations and businesses around the state, and individual contributions.

Mission Statement: Helping refugees and other displaced people establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities.

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Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes