Help us provide resources that create opportunities for refugees' success

Our services helps refugees get access to resources that improve educational outcomes, access to health care, immigration service and job training. Your donation and support is appreciated

Refugee problems can seem impossible but there are solutions

In our experience there are four basic prerequisites for solution: Access to higher education, access to adequate medical care and health insurance, securing employment and adapting to a new culture.

Empowering Utah refugees through education

Education is key to ending cycles of poverty. It transforms the nation into a community of opportunity and is a critical element of a refugee's success.

Motivate, Educate, Empower & Transform Lives

We are committed to refugee education because it gives individuals freedom and dignity. As a tool of empowerment, it enhances the capacity of an individual or individuals to make informed and purposive choices and to transform those choices into desired actions and outcomes.

Who We Are

Utah Community and Refugee Partnership Center (UCRPC) is a non-profit organization devoted to inspiring, empowering, and enlightening refugees in Utah.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire and empower refugees to become self-sufficient by offering programs and services that address refugees’ critical needs.

Our Vision

Refugees and immigrants in Utah county will become more educated, self-sufficient, healthy, and contributing members of the community.

With your support, we are assisting refugees by:

  • Increasing access to high quality healthcare and education for refugees in Utah County
  • Expanding employment opportunities for marginalized people
  • Empowering individuals to be agents of change in this country’s development

How Can I Help Refugees?

A refugee is a person forced to flee his or her country and is unable to return due to persecution based on religion, race, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), there are 65.3 million refugees in the world (click here to learn more) and Utah resettles about 1,150 refugees every year.

Currently, more than 60,000 refugees from more than 20 countries live in Utah and 5,000–10,000 continue to need assistance of some kind. 
You can help by donating items such as diapers, feminine hygiene products, and toiletries, or by volunteering with refugees as a mentor or teaching a professional skill. Click here for help deciding how to help refugees. 

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We are committed to refugee education because it gives individuals freedom and dignity. As a tool of empowerment, it enhances the capacity to make informed choices and to transform those choices into desired actions and outcomes