Unaccompanied Children Resources

 

The Office of Refugee Resettlement helps unaccompanied refugee minors develop appropriate skills to enter adulthood and to achieve social self-sufficiency. The Unaccompanied Refugee Minors program encourages reunification of children with their parents or adult relatives; however, if reunification is not possible, there are many services that are provided to these children. The following resources provide information about refugee minors and the programs and services that are here to help them.

Unaccompanied Alien Children

Office of Refugee Resettlement, Division of Children Services, Unaccompanied Alien Children Program Overview
The Unaccompanied Alien Children Program provides unaccompanied alien children (UAC) with a safe and appropriate environment and care until discharge to sponsors in the U.S. or return to home country.

Unaccompanied Refugee Minors

Unaccompanied Children's Services Program Resources
This page provides links to key documents, forms, applications, and other materials in the Unaccompanied Children’s Services Program, including the Family Reunification Packet for sponsors.

Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program (URM) Overview
The Unaccompanied Refugee Minors program helps unaccompanied refugee minors develop skills to enter adulthood and achieve self-sufficiency.

Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program Statement of Goals, Priorities, Standards, and Guidelines
This document states: goals of reunifying unaccompanied refugee children with their parents or adult relatives, how to help unaccompanied minors develop skills to enter adulthood and achieve economic and social self-sufficiency.

 

Last Reviewed: March 21, 2019