to IRC European Resettlement & Integration Technical Assistance (EURITA)

EURITA provides information on our Resettlement & Integration Technical Assistance work in the European region. With a focus on strengthening the capacity of integration practitioners to deliver post-arrival cultural orientation and to engage the communities in which they work, the EURITA project seeks to support the integration of refugees resettled in EU member states. Funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Home and Migration Affairs, EURITA is led by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Belgium, together with partners Conselho Português para os Refugiados in Portugal, Fundatia Schottener Servicii Sociale in Romania and Accem in Spain. Initial EURITA funding came from the U.S. Department of State.

Search below for practitioner resources, guides and toolkits, templates, curricula, studies, e-learning modules and videos. You can find easy to use assessment tools to assist in determining whether your existing programming and services are in a nascent, emerging or mature stage. No matter the context, these tools help identify gaps in service provision and the steps and resources needed to further evolve programming.


Case Management Strategies

Training and resources highlight best practice program models and service delivery techniques to effectively engage with and support refugees and asylum seekers using a strength-based case management approach.

Economic Empowerment

Training and resources focus on practical and proven methods to support refugees in accessing the labor market.

Information Sharing & Cultural Orientation

Training and resources offer proven approaches and modalities for the sharing of information with refugees, asylum seekers and their new communities as well as how to coordinate the provision of services among refugee service providers.

Interpretation & Language Access

Training materials include skills and ethical practice for integration practitioners, interpreters and cultural mediators and realistic solutions to overcoming language barriers.

Community Engagement

Training and resources offer strategies for building capacity in advocacy, volunteer management and shared cultural experiences to promote community exchanges with refugees and asylum seekers.

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Featured Resources

Case Management Practice Assessment Tool

A EURITA self-assessment tool to help resettlement and integration practitioners identify the current stage of their case management practice and to better understand the components of case management practice maturity.Read more...

Mentoring Refugees: A Handbook for Volunteers

A EURITA handbook that serves as a resource manual and training guide for volunteer mentors providing one on one cultural orientation to refugee families in the community.Read more...

This project is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Home and Migration Affairs and was funded in part by a grant from the United States Department of State, but does not necessarily represent the policy of that agency and should not assume the endorsement by the federal government.