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Co-sponsorship Manual
This resource was created for communities working with Church World Service local and affiliate offices to welcome refugees resettled in the United States. Portions might be useful in work with other newcomer immigrants and asylum seekers; however, it is important to note that the content was designed for working with the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.

Core Service Task Guides
The core service task guides below will be a starting point for you to understand how you might navigate the different core service tasks assigned to your co-sponsorship group by the local office.

Technical Assistance Guide
The guide below provides co-sponsors with weekly guidance and support as you navigate the service delivery period, from pre-arrival planning to the post-90-day neighbor plan. How you use this guide will depend on which core services your co-sponsor group has committed to supporting.