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Resources for Caring for Unaccompanied Minors

Overview

Family Service of Rhode Island , in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Health, is providing this resource page for professionals and other caregivers helping unaccompanied minors. 

This page also contains related links regarding responding to various types of trauma a child and his or her family may experience.

Please share this page with anyone who may be interested.  For questions and comments please call 401-519-2274 or email hugst@familyserviceri.org.

Family Service of Rhode Island is the area site for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

Resource Links

National Child Traumatic Stress Network Resource Page for Working with Unaccompanied and Immigrant Minors

Comprehensive Resource List provided by Welcoming America – Resources on Unaccompanied Children

U. S. Department of Education: Educational Services for Immigrant Children and Those Recently Arrived to the United States

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement: Information About Unaccompanied Children’s Services

National Child Traumatic Stress Network Resource Page Regarding Culture and Traumatized Children

University of Missouri Terrorism and Disaster Center Fact Sheet for Parents Concerning Helping Children Cope with Media Coverage of Disasters

University of Missouri Terrorism and Disaster Center Fact Sheet for Teachers and School Staff on Helping Students Cope with Media Coverage of Disasters.

University of Missouri Terrorism and Disaster Center Fact Sheet Concerning Protecting Pets During Disasters