Refugees and immigrants face numerous barriers that prevent them from accessing mainstream public services including limited English proficiency, lack job-related skills, and unfamiliarity with U.S. cultural practices and systems.
ReWA’s bilingual case managers work one-on-one with clients to break down these barriers, restore hope, and help them thrive in the U.S.
- Food, education and application assistance (عربي Arabic) (note: DSHS announced that as of May 1st, 2021, families who did not qualify for food benefits, (or have “zero balance” EBT cards, known as “Emergency Allotments”) will no longer be able to receive additional services when they apply for the Basic Food program.
- Information and referrals to help families access resources such as healthcare, government benefits, and childcare
- Assistance navigating American systems such as school enrollment and applying for a driver’s license
- Interpretation and advocacy
- Workshops to provide newcomers with information about services, health and nutrition, and financial literacy