Creating welcoming communities that thrive together
The Idaho Office for Refugee is the designated organization to oversee refugee resettlement in the state of Idaho. We create connections and offer programs that promote well-being for New Americans and surrounding communities.
News & Updates
New Welcome Corps program will connect U.S. sponsors with refugees abroad. Learn more
Join us for the Idaho Conference on Refugees. Feb. 22-23 at Boise State University.
Welcome new IOR team members:
College students from refugee backgrounds in Idaho are invited to apply to become a One Refugee scholar. The program offers financial and community support.
Refugee Speakers Bureau
Building bridges across cultures through storytelling and public dialogue
English Language Center
The Treasure Valley's designated English language institution for newly arrived refugees
Equipping farmers from diverse backgrounds to grow and sell produce to the community
Helping New Americans return to their field of expertise and growing Idaho’s pipeline of skilled workers
Collaborating across industries to strengthen resettlement resources
Idaho Community Advisor Network (I-CAN)
Providing an additional layer of support and mentorship for new refugee families