Support for refugee, immigrant, and undocumented communities | UC Davis Health

Support for Refugee, Immigrant, and Undocumented Communities

For practitioners caring for refugee, immigrant, and undocumented patients

Center for Reducing Health Disparities
The UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD) takes a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to the inequities in health access and quality of care. This includes a comprehensive program for research, education and teaching, and community outreach and information dissemination.

Resources for refugee, immigrant, and undocumented patients

Resources and organizations supporting refugee and immigrant families’ access to health care and economic well-being. Several local, regional and national resources exist to help.

Shifa Community Clinic
Delivering high quality and free multilingual, multicultural healthcare.

Opening Doors
Serving a wide variety of newcomers – immigrants, refugees, and survivors of trafficking – as they establish lives of stability, self-sufficiency, and belonging.

World Relief Sacramento
Programs support a refugee and immigrant’s journey every step of the way: from arrival, to job assistance, to English language learning to after school tutoring and mentoring. Advocate
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International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Instability in Afghanistan is putting the lives of thousands of civilians at risk. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people to survive, recover and rebuild their lives. Give today in support of the housing fundraiser for Afghan SIV evacuees across Northern California and visit the Amazon wish list to support incoming Afghan evacuees. Advocate
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Consulado General de México en Sacramento
The consulate of Mexico provides the Spanish speaking community with information via their website, newsletter and apps for smartphones.

United Latinos
United Latinos has been offering resources, including food drops and getting internet and computers to youth and families left out in school distributions, and important bilingual COVID-19 information. 

California Immigration Policy Center
California Immigration Policy Center (CIPC) is committed to advancing policies to ensure all of our communities — including California’s 11 million immigrants — have health access.

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area
The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) helps immigrants, refugees, and their families join and contribute to the community. IIBA provides high-quality immigration legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities.

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
The California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF) and the Sacramento Family Unity, Education, and Legal (FUEL) Network for immigrants have put together information and resources for immigrant communities in the region in both Spanish and English.

This resource document includes information about Immigration Court Hearings and important numbers, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offices updates, testing, treatment and health care access, the CARES Act, and food assistance and much more.

Immigrants Rising
Immigrants Rising has a document listing support services for undocumented communities.

Protecting Immigrant Families
Protecting Immigrant Families provides information about immigrant eligibility for public programs. It also addresses questions about testing, prevention and treatment for immigrants.

Articles and news stories

Previous news stories and columns about refugee, immigrant, and undocumented communities: