Jewish Social Services provides assistance to refugees and their families through a variety of services and resources to help them become self-sufficient and create a safe and stable life in the Dane County area.

Pre-Arrival, Reception and Placement Services

  • Pre-arrival Processing
  • Reception Services
  • Post-arrival resettlement services for the first 30 days that include: development and implementation of a resettlement plan; case maintenance; refugee orientation; employment assessment; provision of referrals; basic needs support

    Access to Furniture and Housing

  • As available for new arrivals, based on need

Case Management

  • Oversight, coordination, and integration of all services, referrals, and programs provided to the client

Connection to Employment Services and ESL Classes

  • Through our network of affiliates, we can assist families in finding the resources they need for employment services or ESL classes.

Translation of Documents

  • Essential documents are translated into the English language for necessary linkage to services and access to education


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