Refugee & Immigrant Services

What are Refugees?

Refugees are individuals and families forced to flee their countries of origin due to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or a political group

For over 30 years, RIS (Refugee & Immigrant Services) of VIVO has served thousands of Refugees and Immigrants individuals and families in the Bay Area

As part of the program, we provide:

  • Housing information
  • Education Classes including, but not limited to:Vocational English as a Second Language, Computer Classes, Job training, Life Skills, Citizenship Classes
  • Referrals to Community Resources
  • Case Management Services