Settle In for Ukrainians

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Settle In Facebook, an initiative launched by the Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE) in September 2021, engages newly arrived Ukrainian resettling in the United States in an interactive format. This free and publicly available resource connects new arrivals to vital information tied to early resettlement services, employment, housing, education, and healthcare.

Interactive Format

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Users can view regular page updates, chat with experienced Ukrainian and Russian-speaking community liaisons, and attend Facebook Live events on cultural orientation topics. Past Facebook Live events include:

  • Preparing children for the school year
  • Owning a car
  • Financial literacy
  • Finding a job

Incorporating Health Education

NRC-RIM is proud to partner with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to support this effort by providing content in Ukrainian and Russian related to health requirements for humanitarian parolees. Settle In has also covered several other health topics, including:

  • Vaccines
  • Tuberculosis screening
  • Heat and water safety
  • Navigating the U.S. healthcare system
  • COVID-19
  • Inclement weather safety

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About the partners

CORE connects and supports refugee resettlement staff globally to deliver effective Cultural Orientation, which helps refugees and Special Immigrant Visa holders achieve self-sufficiency in the United States.

IRC is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization whose work spans more than 40 countries. In the U.S., IRC works in 26 cities across 15 states to create opportunities for refugees, asylum-seekers, and other vulnerable migrants to survive and thrive.

NRC-RIM is funded by the CDC to support health departments and community organizations working with refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities that have been disproportionately affected by health inequities.