News from Salt Lake City, UT
Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City, UT, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.
Warm Welcome Winter Clothing Drive in Salt Lake City
We would like to invite you to support our Warm Welcome Winter Clothing drive by donating new or like-new winter clothing items. Learn more about donating winter clothing today!
Spice Kitchen Incubator Intern
Support new American entrepreneurs at the Spice Kitchen Incubator.
Housing and Casework Intern
The housing and casework intern will support the IRC in Salt Lake City's housing program, ensuring that refugees have a home to call their own as soon as they arrive to the US.
Assist refugees as they find and start their first job in the US.
Join us at the New American Dream Lab!
Come support New American entrepreneurs and vote for your favorite small business! Wednesday, September 18. 5-7 pm.
Support groups provide safe space for refugees
Psychosocial adjustment groups strive to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health support and to empower refugees through creating a safe space to share their experiences.
Financial coaching eases refugees’ transition into mainstream banking
Through the IRC in Salt Lake City’s financial coaching program, refugees gain vital financial literacy and skills focused on using currency, paying bills, opening bank accounts, taking out loans, building credit and filing taxes.
Bicycle Collective increases refugees’ access to transportation
Thanks to the efforts of the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, newly arrived refugee adults served by the IRC in Salt Lake City receive quality, like-new bicycles donated to the Collective by generous community members.
Home Buyer Resources
Want to buy a home? Resources are available in Salt Lake County to help first-time home buyers navigate the purchase process and get the most home for the money.
Citizenship Application Advocate
Assist refugees and immigrants as they apply for citizenship! Becoming a US citizen is a big step, and the process is lengthy. Help immigration clients as they prepare their applications at group processing events. Next training: August 27th.