The Rhode Island Department of Health Refugee Health Program request innovative proposals for targeted engagement with one or more of the following ORR-Eligible populations in Rhode Island: Refugees, Asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders, Afghan Humanitarian Parolees, Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees.
The Refugee Health Promotion proposals must demonstrate their ability to promote health and emotional wellness for ORR-Eligible populations in Rhode Island preferably who have arrived within the last two years, although Grantees may choose to focus on serving refugees who have arrived in Rhode Island within the first five years. Grantees are strongly encouraged to focus programs on ORR-Eligible populations who have the most persistent, pressing, or underserved mental health needs.
Applicants are encouraged to be innovative in their approach.
Applicants must specify in their grant request which of the following priority areas their proposal aims to address:
For more information, see https://health.ri.gov/rfp/refugee-health-promotion-grant.pdf#page=2.