Local Resources

Having just arrived to the U.S., many refugees are unfamiliar with public and private services available to them. The following resources have been collected for use by both advocates and clientele:

Pregnancy Resources

  • Cribs for Kids Program
  • Child Safety Car Seat Program
  • WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

Elderly Resources (+65)

  • PCA Services
  • SSI for clients 65 and older

Disability Resources

  • SSI for clients with disabilities
  • Logisticare Van Services
  • SEPTA Paratransit Program

Hearing Loss Resources

  • DeafCAN
  • Hearing Loss and Impairment in the Refugee Population

Community Organizations

  • BAOP Health Focus Points Program
  • Continuum of Care Program – Referral Form
  • Lead and Health Home Program
  • Other General Information:
    • Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition
    • Cap 4 Kids Philadelphia
    • Pennsylvania Dept. of Health
    • Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center
    • Pennsylvania Insurance Dept: Health Insurance Options
  • Resources for Philadelphia:
    • Philadelphia Dept of Public Health
    • Referral Form for Survivors of Torture Program
    • Screening Immigrant and Refugee Patients for Torture Histories
    • Rainbow Welcome Referral Form

Smoking Cessation Resources

  • Smoking Cessation Flyers and Referral Form
  • NSC Tobacco Cessation Resource Guide/Flyers (English, Swahili, Nepali, Farsi, Dari, Burmese, Arabic, Kinyarwanda, Spanish, French)

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