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Immigrants and Refugees

COVID-19 Hotline for Immigrants and Refugees

Call this hotline to learn where to get food support, rental assistance, housing, COVID-19 testing, and more. Support is available in Amharic, Anuak, Arabic, French, Hindi, Karen, Lingala, Luganda, Mashi, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, and Swahili.

Hotline Phone Number: 651-318-0989

Are you new to this country? Find information for students, job seekers, and parents. Locate organizations that can help you adjust to your new home and maintain ties to your cultural community.

Education Resources
Search for training programs throughout Minnesota. Find out where to obtain recertification and re-licensure of international degrees. Locate schools and explore various education resources.

Employment Resources
Find job programs for immigrants and refugees, Learn about WorkForce Centers. Explore career information for over 500 careers. Employers can locate information about business development, how to hire foreign workers, and farm labor regulations.

Legal Resources
Do you need help understanding your legal rights? Start here for detailed information. Get answers to common questions. Find federal resources and organizations that offer legal and advocacy services here in Minnesota.

Cultural Services
Learn about cultural community centers for the African, Asian, Latino, and other populations. Many offer community fellowship, cultural education, resettlement services, and assistance with cultural integration.

Language Resources
Locate English proficiency tests, online language dictionaries, interpreters, and translation assistance.