Promoting Refugee Integration, Mobility and Empowerment Program

ORIA Program Manager Contact Information:

Teresa Fiorini

PRIME stands for Promoting Refugee Integration, Mobility and Empowerment.  PRIME provides refugees a continuum of services that are community based, comprehensive and client-centered. The services promote refugees’ integration into their new communities, and increase their mobility and empowers them through coaching on how to independently navigate community systems and resources.  


  • Case Management Services, including a comprehensive assessment on 5 self-sufficiency areas, goal-setting with timelines and connections to health care programs and mental health providers, DSHS assistance programs, food assistance, and housing.
  • Workshops on topics on relevant topics related to a person’s self-sufficiency such as financial literacy, health, insurance, U.S. legal system, use of technology, entrepreneurship, and the U.S. education system. 
  • Short Term Services for individuals and families who request help from the provider but do not need ongoing case management services. 
  • Peer Support Groups tailored to meet the needs of a group with specific concerns related to their successful integration. 


Individuals may be eligible PRIME services if they:

  • Are 16 years of age or older.
  • Are current residents of Washington State.
  • Have lived in the United States for five years or less.
  • Have not naturalized as U.S. citizens.

Have an immigration status that makes them eligible for federally-funded refugee services from the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).  For more information about ORR eligibility, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Service Providers

View a list of PRIME service providers on our interactive resource tool.