This is the reality for hundreds of expectant refugee women relocating to southwestern Idaho each year, who face a great deal of uncertainty as they await the birth of their new baby.
Welcomed by a group of compassionate healthcare professionals, and a new community of your own people, who not only care about you—but who understand where you are coming from.
The CARE Maternal/Child Health Clinic delivers specialized healthcare and outreach to address the unique concerns — and traumatic histories — of expectant refugee mothers and their families. CARE assists newly arrived Americans to adapt to the challenges of pregnancy and parenting in a new home, while respecting and honoring their culture of origin.
Care Clinic imageCARE welcomes expectant mothers relocating from troubled regions across the globe, including the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Refugee families often arrive with limited English proficiency, little understanding of “Western medicine” … and a great deal of fear and mistrust.
Utilizing the wisdom and experience of leaders within local refugee communities, the CARE project has successfully:
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group CARE Clinic
1880 W. Judith Lane, Boise, ID 83705