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ORR Funded Programs Key Contacts

Published: December 9, 2015
Categories:
Cash and Medical Assistance

Alabama
State Refugee Coordinator: Joseph Bayer 251.432.2727
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Joseph Bayer 251.432.2727
State Website: Catholic Social Services of Mobile

Alaska
State Refugee Coordinator: Issa Spatrisano 907.222.7341
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Issa Spatrisano 907.222.7341
State Website: Catholic Social Services Alaska

Arizona
State Refugee Coordinator: Charles Shipman 602.542.6614
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Juliana Davis 602.542.6045
State Website: Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program

Arkansas
State Refugee Coordinator: Kristie Hayes 501.682.8256
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Leonard Ntaate Mukasa 501.280.4106
State Website: Arkansas Department of Human Services

California
State Refugee Coordinator: Sysvanh Kabkeo 916.654.4356
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jesse Peck 916.552.8264
State Website: California Refugee Programs Bureau

Colorado
State Refugee Coordinator: Kit Taintor 303.863.8040
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Carol Tumaylle 303.863.8217
State Website: Colorado Refugee Services Program

Connecticut
State Refugee Coordinator: Charles Anderson 860.424.5820
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Alison Stratton 860.509.7375
State Website: CT Refugee Assistance Program

Delaware
State Refugee Coordinator: Janneen E. Boyce 302.255.9608
State Website: Division of Social Services

District of Columbia
State Refugee Coordinator: Debra Crawford 202.299.2153
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jessica Kaufman 202.851.3915
State Website: DC Department of Human Services

Florida
State Refugee Coordinator: Patti Grogan 850.717.4196
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Sue Higgins 850.245.4444 x3809
State Website: Florida Department of Children and Families

Georgia
State Refugee Coordinator: Michael Singleton 404.657.5118
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Monica L. Vargas 404.679.4981
State Website: Georgia Department of Human Services

Hawaii
State Refugee Coordinator: Rona M. Suzuki 808.586.8675
State Website: Hawaii Refugee and Entrant Assistance Program

Idaho
State Refugee Coordinator: Tara Wolfson 208.955.6527
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Collin Elias 208.334.0696
State Website: Idaho Office for Refugees

Illinois
State Refugee Coordinator: Ngoan Le 312.793.7120
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jenny M. Aguirre 312.814.1538
State Website: Illinois Refugee & Immigrant Services

Indiana
State Refugee Coordinator: Matthew Schomburg 855.673.0193 x5831
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Alicia Earnest 317.234.7252
State Website: Indiana Refugee Health Program

Iowa
State Refugee Coordinator: Chad Dahm 515-875-5606
State Refugee Health Coordinator:  TBA
State Website: IA Dept of Human Services

Kansas
State Refugee Coordinator: Jennifer Doran-Pena 316.201.1804
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Shannon Olsen 316.932.1027 x105
State Website: IRC KSOR site

Kentucky
State Refugee Coordinator: Becky Jordan 502.873.2560 x250
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Rebecca Ford 502.873.2554
State Website: Kentucky Office for Refugees

Louisiana
State Refugee Coordinator: Ann Sperry 225.376.6838
State Refugee Health Coordinator (Interim): Kimberly Jones 225.342.0057
State Website: Louisiana Office for Refugees

Maine
State Refugee Coordinator: Tarlan Ahmadov 207.523.2729
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Heather Shattuck-Heidorn 207.773.9244
State Website: Office of Maine Refugee Services

Maryland
State Refugee Coordinator: Augustin Ntabaganyimana 410.767.7571
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Dipti D. Shah 410.767.6664
State Website: Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees

Massachusetts
State Refugee Coordinator: Mary Truong 617.727.7888
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jennifer Cochran 617.983.6596
State Website: MA Office for Refugees and Immigrants

Michigan
State Refugee Coordinator: Ben Cabanaw 517.512.5668
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Al Horn 517.241.7819
State Website: Michigan Refugee Assistance & Services

Minnesota
State Refugee Coordinator: Rachele King 651.431.3837
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Blain Mamo 651.201.5535
State Website: Minnesota Refugee Resettlement Programs Office

Mississippi
State Refugee Coordinator: Anna Claire Steel 601.359.4199
State Website: Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services

Missouri
State Refugee Coordinator: Paul Costigan 314.773.9090 x162
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Chelsey Butchereit 314.656.7003 x6008
State Website: International Institute of St. Louis

Montana
State Refugee Coordinator: Katherine Quittenton 406.444.3868
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Katherine Quittenton 406.444.3868

Nebraska
State Refugee Coordinator: Karen Parde 402.480.8394
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Kristin Gall 402.471.1372
State Website: NE Dept of Health and Human Services

Nevada
State Refugee Coordinator: Carisa Lopez.Ramirez 702.387.2266
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Bushra Hossain 702.387.2254
State Website: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Immigration and Refugee Services

New Hampshire
State Refugee Coordinator: Barbara Seebart 603.271.6361
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Laura McGlashan 603.271.2688
State Website: NH Refugee Program

New Jersey
State Refugee Coordinator: James Lenton 908.248.0114 x201
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Cathy Motamed 908.248.0114 x202
State Website: IRC NJOR page

New Mexico
State Refuge Coordinator: Marilyn Newton-Wright 505.827.7266
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Karen Gonzales 505.476.3076
State Website: New Mexico Human Services Department

New York
State Refugee Coordinator: Deborah Stewart 518.402.3096
State Refugee Health Coordinators: (Upstate and Long Island) Patricia Kirshenbaum 518.474.7000 | (NYC) Phillip Plessas 518.474.5764
State Website: NY Refugee Services

North Carolina
State Refugee Coordinator: Lynne Little 919.527.6303
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jennifer Reed Morillo 919.755.3181
State Website: NC Department of Health and Human Services

North Dakota
State Refugee Coordinator: Shirley Dykshoorn 701.271.3218
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Saurav Dahal 701.271.1621
State Website: Lutheran Social Services North Dakota New Americans

Ohio
State Refugee Coordinator: Jennifer R. Johnson 614.644.1174
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Sandra Hollingsworth 614.752.2953
State Website: Ohio Refugee Services

Oklahoma
State Refugee Coordinator: Melanie Silva 405.521.4402
State Website: Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Oregon
State Refugee Coordinator: Dawn Myers 503.947.0195
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Tasha Wheatt-Delancy 503.988.9204
State Website: Oregon Refugee ProgramPennsylvania
State Refugee Coordinator: Charlotte Fry 717.346.1095
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Leena Anil 717.547.3505
State Website: PA Refugee Resettlement Progra

Rhode Island
State Refugee Coordinator: Frederick Sneesby 401.462.1669
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Deborah Garneau 401.222.5929
State Website: RI Refugee Assistance Program

South Carolina
State Refugee Coordinator: (Main) Cynthia Benjamin 803.898.9004 (Alternate) Karama Bailey
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Michael J. Kacka 803.898.3923
State Website: South Carolina Department of Social Services

South Dakota
State Refugee Coordinator: Tim Jurgens 605.731.2015
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Kristin Rounds 605.773.4470

Tennessee
State Refugee Coordinator: Holly Johnson 615.354.5700
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Frances Anderson 615.354.9469
State Website: Tennessee Office of Refugees

Texas
RRD Region 1: Abilene, Amarillo, Midland, El Paso - West Texas Office For Refugees 325.675.5643
Region 1 Website:  International Rescue Committee
RRD Region 2: Dallas, Ft. Worth - Catholic Charities Fort Worth 817.534.0814
Region 2 Website: North Texas Office for Refugee, Catholic Charities Diocese of Fort Worth
RRD Region 3: Austin, Corpus Christi, San Antonio - Central Texas Office for Refugees 512.277.6842
Region 3 Website:  Refugee Services of Texas - Austin
RRD Region 4: Houston - YMCA of Greater Houston 713.758.9251
Region 4 Website:  South Texas Office for Refugees/YMCA of Greater Houston
Medical RD - Statewide Jessica Montour U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) 512.256.3310 X6000
Medical RD Website: http://refugees.org/

Utah
State Refugee Coordinator: Gerald Brown 801.703.4845
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Amelia Self 801.538.6221
State Website: Utah Refugee Services Office

Vermont
State Refugee Coordinator: Denise Lamoureux 802.241.0429
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Martha Friedman 802.863.7344
State Website: VT State Refugee Coordinator

Virginia
State Refugee Coordinator: Seyoum Berhe 804.726.7927
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jill Grumbine 804.864.7911
State Website: VA Department Social Services

Washington
State Refugee Coordinator: Sarah K. Peterson 206.568.5568
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jasmine Matheson 206.418.5500
State Website: Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance

West Virginia
State Refugee Coordinator: Jessica Dale 304.356.4619

Wisconsin
State Refugee Coordinator: Bojana Zoric Martinez 414.270.4707
State Refugee Health Coordinator: Savitri J. Tsering 608.267.3733

Last Reviewed: November 29, 2018