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To support the resettlement of refugees by providing access and resources for an initial health screening upon arrival to the United States and by identifying emerging health issues in refugee populations, and to provide ongoing support through relationships with community, state and federal partners.
Every refugee in Indiana receives an initial health screening within 90 days of US arrival and referral to a medical home.
We do not work alone. The ISDH Refugee Health Program works in collaboration with national, state, and local agencies, voluntary resettlement agencies (VOLAGs), and many other organizations to continue in the work of providing comprehensive care to Indiana’s refugee communities.
Who are refugees? Link to definitions used on this website and terms regarding the populations who are eligible for refugee services. See definitions for the following terms:
Victims of Human Trafficking
Unaccompanied Alien Children
Surviviors of Torture
Immigrant and Refugee Numbers By State
Link to basic information about each State Refugee Program. The links include information on the type of State Refugee Programs; State Coordinator contacts; refugee programs’ annual performance based on Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) measures; refugee arrival data; and grant awards from the Division of Refugee Assistance (DRA) and Division of Community Resettlement (DCR).