Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

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Older Refugee Program

What is the Older Refugee Program?

The Older Refugee Program helps the elderly in Milwaukee area who are in need of additional services. Those who qualify are:

  • Age 60 or older;
  • Admitted to the United States under an eligible status; and
  • Have not yet obtained citizenship.

 

What services are provided through the Older Refugee Program?

The Older Refugee Program provides individual and group activities to help elderly refugees:

  • Improve their social life;
  • Connect to health care resources;
  • Become a part of their community; and
  • Prepare for citizenship.