Newly Arrived Students/Families School Program

CCHI's Newly Arrived Students/Families School Program, formerly the Refugee School Program, supports recently-arrived refugees and immigrants and their families in integrating into public education.

Overview

The Newly Arrived Students/Families School Program, formerly the Refugee School Program, supports refugee students who are transitioning into school. The program strives to:

  • Serve as a key cultural advisor to all Chelsea Public schools
  • Collaborate with medical and health providers
  • Empower refugee parents to be academic advocates for their children
  • Motivate students to successfully complete high school and attend post-secondary schools

Contact

Ali Abdullahi, MSW

Manager, Complex Patient Populations

Center for Community Health Improvement

617-887-3593

AABDULLAHI1@mgh.harvard.edu

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