Youth Mentoring

Youth Mentoring Project Award Announcement

The California Department of Social Services, Immigration and Refugee Programs Branch is pleased to announce it awarded $650,000 of Refugee Support Services funding for the grant period of October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020 to provide mentoring services to refugee youth age 15 through 24.

The project’s goal is to support the integration of refugee youth; the objective is to provide youth the opportunity to identify and prioritize goals that will support their integration while also developing positive and meaningful relationships with empathetic and culturally responsive mentors. The Department awarded proposals from twelve non-profit organizations.

Alameda Bay Area Community Resources
Alameda Refugee Transitions
Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries
Los Angeles Armenian Relief Society
Access California Services
Sacramento Folsom Cordova Community Partnership $35,263
Sacramento Student Reach
San Diego International Rescue Committee
San Diego Jewish Family Services of San Diego
San Diego Somali Bantu Association of America
San Francisco Refugee Transitions
Santa Clara International Rescue Committee of Santa Clara County
Total $650,000

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