Refugee and Immigrant families, individuals, and their children who settle in the City of Buffalo (County of Erie), New York, like many parts of the U.S have specialized needs, due to the circumstances of their immigration to this country. They face cultural and custom challenges, language barriers, housing, employment, legal, and financial difficulties. Unlike regular citizens, Refugees and Immigrants also face many unique challenges, in that they need assistance with mental and physical health problems, domestic violence issues, child development, and behavioral problems. These problems may be intensified because of the trauma that occurred in their home country or the realities of relocating to distances away from family and known communities.
Vision & Values
At H.E.A.L., our vision is unique; to alleviate poverty in the City of Buffalo through empowering the Refugee Communities.... read more