Services for Immigrants and Internationals


Immigrant Services and Connections (ISAC)
ISAC helps individuals and families with various needs to connect to valuable community services, strengthen their natural supports and increase self-sufficiency.

DHS Director’s Action Line

Meeting Space
As part of its efforts to support I&I residents of Allegheny County, DHS makes meeting space available to I&I community groups in the lower level conference rooms of the Human Services Building. Please contact the I&I Initiative for more information:

I&I Initiative Program Manager
(412) 320-4681

Basic Needs

Food Assistance

Health Care

Public Benefits

Employment Services and Career Development

Job Development Services for Refugees

Employment-focused Literacy Classes

Immigrants 101

Glossary of Important Terms(PDF, 144KB)

Local Immigrant and Refugee Populations
Information and personal interviews with local immigrants and refugees.

Immigrants and Refugees in Allegheny County: Scan and Needs Assessment(PDF, 790KB)
Learn about the immigrant and international populations of Allegheny County.

Pennsylvania Refugee Resettlement Program
Recent statistics about the ethnic groups that are being resettled in Allegheny County, as well as other regions in the state.

Cultural Orientation Resource (COR)
Informational videos and background information for refugee groups in the U.S.

Immigrant Profiles and Demographics
Current and historical immigration figures, including demographic, educational, linguistic, and other characteristics of the foreign-born population in the U.S. developed by the Migration Policy Institute.

The Refugee Project
Interactive map of refugee migrations around the world since 1975 from the United Nations.

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI): Explore the Issues
Get the facts and learn about refugee experiences in the U.S. and throughout the world from the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI).