Social Services

Social services: Effective practices in serving survivors of torture

Winter, Ann Marie. TORTURE. Volume 21, No. 1 (2011). (Link is to full article PDF on IRCT site.)

A review of 29 articles which either evaluate specific social services or document them through case studies reveal that there are several promising and emerging social service practices that contribute to the healing process of torture survivors. One randomized controlled trial, considered a best practice, is described in the literature, and much of the other published material on interventions is descriptive reports by clinicians, case studies or small cohort studies without control groups.


Asylee Eligibility for Resettlement Assistance: A Short Guide (CLINIC)

The latest version of this excellent Guide is available through the Catholic Legal Immigration Network's webpage.

Asylee Hotline 1-800-354-0365. Provides outreach and service access to individuals granted asylum.  Multilingual operators are available to speak with asylees who may be uncertain about where to receive benefits and services.


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