National Agencies

National Agencies

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

The Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration provides aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world, through repatriation, local integration, and resettlement in the United States. PRM also promotes the United States’ population and migration policies.

Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS)

Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) provides national technical assistance to organizations serving refugees and immigrants so that all newcomer children and youth can reach their potential. Their site is a valuable source of information on child welfare, schools, family strengthening, youth development, and promising practices. It has an extensive clearinghouse.


RefAid is a free, user-friendly mobile app that helps refugees discover services and connect with service providers near them. Service providers can publish and update their services, promote events and popup resources, send push notifications to followers, and identify organizations near them for collaboration opportunities. Refugees can discover services near them, view hours and contact info, and map to service locations. Services are available in a variety of languages and the app saves offline so users can access service info 24/7, even without internet.
Available for download in the App Store & Google Play.