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Immigrant Shelter Services


Built on a foundation of best practices, our immigrant and disaster response shelter operations deliver compassionate care with on-demand operational certainty. CHSi’s infrastructure ensures a rapid response that is robust, flexible, and comprehensive.

Our approach is sensitive to cultural beliefs and practices, incorporating an experienced awareness of special needs populations.


CHSi employs a proven integrated services delivery model. In addition to management, oversight, and coordination of services, our shelter operations capabilities include:

  • Initial intake, medical screening, triage, and clearance or referral as needed
  • Onsite clinic/aid station and triage operations
  • Vaccinations
  • Clinical and case management
  • Mental health assessments, interventions, and group and individual counseling
  • Food services and public health management and disease prevention
  • Assistance with daily living activities
  • Security
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Pharmacy – controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter medication supply and dispensing management
  • Emergent and non-emergent transportation
  • Logistics and procurement


Disaster Response Shelter Services

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, FEMA required a rapid response for 24/7 medical coverage at shelters housing displaced individuals, families, and children. CHSi delivered medical operations at temporary shelters for those in crisis, within 10 days.

Immigrant Shelter Services

CHSi was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for rapid ramp-up of a large temporary shelter. Over a 6 week-period, CHSi recruited, vetted, hired, and on-boarded a professional team from the local community to provide medical care and daily living services for a 24/7 operation.

We are extremely proud of the comprehensive services and compassionate care provided by our employees to support displaced persons during a national disaster or at an immigrant shelter. More importantly, our services and care provide hope to those in need and for others an opportunity for a better future.

Keith Rigdon, Program Coordinator