Refugee Employment Supportive Housing (RESH)

Housing Connect, partnering with the Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Refugee Service office, provides tenant-based rental assistance to Refugee households in the community who are actively engaged in the Family Employment Program (FEP) with DWS. RESH housing assistance is provided for up to 12 months and requires the household to actively participate in a customized Employment Program with the office of Refugee Services.

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Refugee Employment Supportive Housing (RESH) Resources

Catholic Community Services Resettlement
Catholic Community Services Resettlement
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International Rescue Committee SLC
International Rescue Committee SLC
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Refugee and Immigrant Center
Refugee and Immigrant Center
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RESH Eligibility

To be eligible for the program, households must meet the following requirements:

  • Entered the United States as a refugee
  • Currently receiving DWS financial assistance through the Family Employment Program (FEP)
  • Working with a DWS Employment Counselor and meeting case plan requirements

Referrals for the program must come from a DWS Employment Counselor or from a Refugee Resettlement Agency providing case management services for the family.

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