Refugee Programs Bureau (RPB)

COVID-19 Updates

Please click here for the COVID-19 updates and the prevention link below for translated California Department of Public Health flyers to share with the communities of California.

Translated Prevention Documents and Graphics

The COVID-19 Prevention Graphics are available for the following languages:

English – Español - Amharic – Arabic - Burmese – Chaldean - Chinese (Simplified) – Dari – Farsi - French - Haitian Creole – Korean - Pashto - Portuguese (Brazilian) – Russian - Somali - Swahili (Congolese) - Tagalog - Ukrainian - Vietnamese

Expedited Licensure Process

For Refugees, Asylees, and Holders of Special Immigrant Visas Holders


The RPB’s mission is to provide state-level leadership and coordination of programs and services to achieve successful resettlement and integration of vulnerable populations in California.  Our vision is to empower individuals to successfully transition and grow in California communities.

Who We Serve

Refugee youth, adults, families, and other vulnerable populations including:

What We Do

The RPB oversees culturally-sensitive and linguistically-appropriate services that helps clients attain the skills needed to achieve self-sufficiency and a successful integration. We achieve our goals by partnering with counties, resettlement agencies, school districts, and community based organizations. Programs include:

Web Site Questions/Comments

Please use the Contact Us page.