Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)


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This guide, created by BRYCS, was created for unaccompanied children and will assist young people in knowing their rights while they are in the United States, keeping them safe so they can thrive in their life journeys.

This video series provides information to support refugee parents as they learn about the public school system in the United States. Topics include: Community Involvement, Supporting Remote Learning, COVID-19 and Hygiene, Bullying, Student Progress & Discipline, and Introduction to Public Schools.

This handbook was created for parents and preteens who are new to the U.S. and addresses things that often come up in families raising girls in the United States. It is intended for mothers and daughters or caregivers of girls to read through and talk about together. This can help girls and their caregivers understand […]

This guide provides information and tips for victims of FGC who are pregnant and what to expect during childbirth. It includes information on prenatal and postnatal care, labor and delivery in the U.S., and tips on speaking with a doctor.

Watch this webinar to discover best practices for engaging refugee, immigrant, and English Learner families in their children’s education. Key frameworks and strategies linked to learning are discussed along with information on populations being resettled in the U.S. (Please Note: This webinar is most appropriate for those that already have a basic understanding of who […]

Children who are exposed to intimate partner violence suffer. In fact, “mother treated violently” is one of the ten Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) known to impact children’s health into adulthood. This webinar discussed the overlaps between children who witness intimate partner violence (IPV) and children who grow up in refugee families, as well as culture […]

Whether you work in child welfare, education, resettlement or another field, this archived webinar will help you use a dual generational approach with parents and teens to address their common challenges with the help of BRYCS’ parenting guidebook Raising Teens in a New Country.

This guide for resettlement providers includes information on FGC, tips for working with clients from countries where FGC is prevalent, and programmatic efforts to consider when providing services to victims of FGC.

This guide for educators includes information on FGC, tips on creating a welcoming environment for victims of FGC, and how to prevent the practice in schools and communities.

This guide for obstetric care practitioners includes tips on providing culturally competent care; information on prenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care; and common misconceptions surrounding FGC.