Reintegration Planning Services in Guatemala

ISS-USA Offers Reintegration Planning Services in Guatemala International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) has partnered with Lumos to offer safe repatriation and reintegration planning for children returning to Guatemala after a forced separation at the US-Mexico border. Through the program, ISS-USA and our Guatemalan partner are providing reunification assessment services and intensive case management in Guatemala…

Protecting Children at Risk of Irregular Migration

Protecting Children at Risk of Irregular Migration ISS-USA’s Director of External Partnerships and International Services, Dr. Felicity Sackville Northcott, attended The Protection of Children at Risk of Irregular Migration forum hosted by ChildFund Alliance, in partnership with UNICEF, on December 4th, 2018 in New York City. This forum brought together more than 60 representatives of civil society, UN agencies,…

ISS-USA Staff Volunteers On Giving Tuesday

ISS-USA Staff Volunteers on Giving Tuesday                 On Giving Tuesday, November 27, 2018, teams of staff members from ISS-USA volunteered at two different nonprofit organizations in their hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. The first team volunteered at PACT – Kennedy Krieger Institute and the second at Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School.

Responding to the Border Crisis

Responding to the Border Crisis International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) was invited to attend a meeting organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross in El Salvador entitled, “Responses throughout the Northern Triangle: Coordination of Legal, Psychosocial and Reintegration Strategies in Response to Zero Tolerance”. The meeting, which took place from November 8-9 in San Salvador, El Salvador, brought together…

International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA)’s New “Guide for Consular and Embassy Staff on Cross Border Child Welfare”

International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA)’s “Guide for Consular and Embassy Staff on Cross Border Child Welfare” outlines the resources available to consular staff to support their citizen children in state or federal protection programs, assist families looking to reunify, and protect vulnerable adults. See the full guide on our publications page here.

ISS-USA Celebrates Season of Giving By Partnering with #GivingTuesday

ISS-USA Celebrates Season of Giving By Partnering with #GivingTuesday Contact: Marie Blum International Social Service, USA 443.451.1200 communications@iss-usa.org   International Social Service, USA Celebrates #GivingTuesday and Advocates for Vulnerable Children and Families BALTIMORE, MD – This #GivingTuesday, International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) will celebrate giving by advocating for vulnerable children and families around the World…

ISS-USA Welcomes Fall 2018 Interns

ISS-USA Welcomes New Fall 2018 Interns We are excited to welcome our new Fall 2018 interns: Arielle (Ari) Stockbridge, Community Action Social Policy (CASP) Intern, Alanna Hays, Intercountry Case Management Intern, and Morgan Drayton and Elizabeth Schaeffer, both Fund Development and Communications interns. To learn more about them, check out their bios below: Arielle (Ari)…