IRIS - Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services

IRIS ó Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services†is a program of the Episcopal Church in Connecticutand is the local affiliate of Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Immigration and Refugee Programof Church World Service.

IRIS resettles approximately 200 refugees each year.† IRIS also provides some services to asylees and other immigrants.† Currently, IRISís refugee clients come from Afghanistan, Congo, Cuba, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Sudan and other countries.

IRIS is funded by the US Department of State, US Department of Health and Human Services (Office of Refugee Resettlement), Tariq Farid Foundation, The Episcopal Church in Connecticut, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Stratton Faxon Law Firm, Carolyn Foundation, New Haven Community Development Block Grant, International Association of New Haven, CT Department of Social Services, Jewish Federation Association of CT, Covidien, Liberty Bank Foundation, NewAlliance Foundation, First Niagara Bank Foundation, The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar, United Illuminating and Southern CT Gas, Neighbor-to-Neighbor LifeLine, and Amity Club Worthy Projects, as well as organizations, businesses, faith congregations, individual donors, and other foundations.

To learn more about IRIS’s mission, history, programs, and management, and to view IRIS’s 990 and audited financial statements, please visit our profile on, the nonprofit database of the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.