Information on Unaccompanied Children

Thank you for visiting our site.  For background information on the Unaccompanied Children’s Program, please visit the ACF Office of Refugee Resettlement website.

On this “About Unaccompanied Children’s Services” page you will find:

  • Statistics about the numbers of unaccompanied children entering the United States.
  • Demographics of the children, including age, gender and country of origin.
  • The responsibilities of the Office of Refugee Resettlement relative to these children. 

Please also see our Fact Sheet about this program and Frequently Asked Questions.

And here is a flow chart that describes what happens to the children after they are brought into custody, and which federal agency is responsible each step of the way. 

Information on volunteering and donations to help refugees.

If you are a member of the Press and would like more information on Unaccompanied Alien Children please contact Office of Public Affairs at (202) 401-9215.