Refugee Transitions assists refugee and immigrant families in becoming self-sufficient in the United States by providing services to help them attain the English language, life, job and academic skills they need to succeed in their new communities.
Our primary services are home-based, after-school, and site-based ESL and civics tutoring for youth and adult refugee, immigrant, and asylee students. We assist over 1,200 students and have a corps of over 250 volunteers. Join us today:
3/7/2013 - Join the South Bay Craft Fair Committee
Think your student would enjoy expressing themselves creatively? Have an artistic flair yourself? Join the volunteer-run South Bay CFC! For more, please click here.
3/7/2013 - Announcing the RT Cookbook Project
Help your student win $125 and the chance to have their story and recipe published! To submit an entry, or to read more about this competition, please click here. We are excited to launch this project - and even more excited to try some of our students' food!
1/29/2013 - Join us in thanking Elsa Amboy, RT's South Bay Program Manager
After four years with Refugee Transitions, South Bay Program Manager Elsa Amboy has decided to return to the classroom to pursue her passion for teaching. For more, and to join us in celebrating her accomplishments, please visit the RT Blog.
1/9/2013 - Refugee Transitions needs you in 2013!
Happy New Year! With school and adult classes resuming soon, please consider getting involved as a tutor with Refugee Transitions today. We are especially in need of South Bay and Peninsula residents ready to make an impact in their communities. With refugee resettlement continuing to expand in Santa Clara County, 2013 will be the year we can really use your help in the South Bay! Consider registering for one of the many orientations this month around the Bay (click here for more) and stay posted for upcoming orientations.
11/9/2012 - Refugee Transitions featured on Bay Area Author J.L. Powers' Blog
Author J.L. Powers discusses Refugee Transitions' work here. Be sure to look out for her forthcoming novel!