What We Do

binood-mom-16x20_nThrough contracted services, technical assistance, and administrative support, Tennessee Office for Refugees partners with refugee resettlement agencies, mutual assistance associations (MAAs), and other agencies that provide direct services to refugees, Asylees, Cuban/Haitian entrants, victims of trafficking, Amerasians and Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders who make Tennessee their home.

TOR administers refugee cash and medical assistance programs, and subcontracts with funded partners to coordinate initial medical screenings, provide employment and case management services, English language training, preventive health services, and support refugee integration into local school systems. Learn more about those services in the sections below.

English Language Training
Case Management
Youth and Schools
Refugee Cash Assistance
Refugee Elders