United Nations High Commission for Refugees – UNHCR
UNHCR official website. Provides articles and resources about refugees worldwide.
Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration – PRM
A division of the US Department of State. Manages the US Refugee Admissions Program.
US Citizenship and Immigration Services – USCIS
A division of the US Department of Homeland Security. Processes all immigrant and non-immigrant benefits provided to visitors of the US.
Office of Refugee Resettlement – ORR
A division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Provides critical resources to refugee families.
Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance – BRIA
A division of the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. BRIA directs resources which assist refugees in achieving economic and social self-sufficiency.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service – LIRS
One of eleven major US refugee resettlement organizations. Highlights institutions involved with refugee and multicultural affairs.
Association of Hindu Society of Utica, NY
The mission of the Association of Hindu Society of Utica NY is to teach the rich spiritual heritage of Hindu philosophy and religion to devotees of all ages and nationalities. The association intends to provide the leadership and resources for the Hindu community.
The Mohawk Valley Latino Association
Provides information and referrals for the Mohawk Valley’s Latino Communities and provides information about after-school programs, program referrals, community and cultural events and more.
The Mohawk Valley Somali Bantu Community Association
Offers opportunities, assistance, and support to members of the Somali Bantu community in the Mohawk Valley Area by providing educational, cultural, and life skill training.
Multi Ethnic Association of Burma
Promotes culture, education, health, social activities, economic growth, and professional development for the ethnic peoples of Burma in the Mohawk Valley.
Refugees Starting Over in Utica
Starting Over was meant to highlight the resettlement of refugees in Utica, NY – who they are, why they came and why they stayed.
TKF / Open Spaces Sacred Places
Provided MVRCR with a planning grant to develop urban green space in Utica. TKF partners with organizations across the country to reconnect people who live in urban areas with nature.
Open year round and offering educationally enjoyable environment for kids. Links to informational flyers translated into multiple language located on the left side of the page.