• February 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 2

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Safety Guides for Refugee, Immigrant Children

Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS), a project of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), produced two bilingual safety guides: one for refugee and immigrant children, and another that speaks to older youth. Intended to build self-esteem, reinforce positive behaviors, and develop awareness and boundaries for children and teens, each guide addresses the challenges facing each age group with respect to cultural assimilation, socialization with peers, and relationships with adults.

The guides are available on the BRYCS website:

Keeping Safe! A Teen Bilingual Guide (Cuídense! Una Guía Bilingüe para Jóvenes):

http://brycs.org/documents/upload/teens-bilingual-safety-guide.pdf (4 MB)

Keeping Safe! Children's Bilingual Guide (Cuídense! Una Guía Bilingüe para Niños):

http://brycs.org/documents/upload/childrens-bilingual-safety-guide.pdf (4 MB)

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