The Refugee Center

Organization Name: College Of Sothern Idaho
Address: 496 Madrona St
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-736-2166
Services Provided: The involvement of the College of Southern Idaho in the refugee resettlement field began in 1980 under Marvin Glasscock, Director of Continuing Education at the College; and was known as the Indo-China Refugee Resettlement Program. The program started with a federal grant to teach English, home economics and related skills under Lise Swedberg, primarily to Laotian families in Buhl and Twin Falls.

The Program was, and has been, under the fiscal management of the College of Southern Idaho from inception. The name of the Program changed several times during the years, being called at various times: The Indo-China Refugee Resettlement Program, The Czechoslovakian Resettlement Fund and the CSI Refugee Resettlement Program until the most recent name, College of Southern Idaho Refugee Programs, was adopted in 2004.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/2/2018