About Us

We are the U.S. member of a global child protection and social service network. We connect vulnerable children, adults, and families that are separated by an international border to the services and support they need.
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What does ISS-USA do?

1) Our intercountry case management program provides cross-border social services for child protection, children in foster care, and families in conflict in over 120 countries.

2) We are the contractor for the U.S. Repatriation Program for the U.S. government that returns eligible Americans back to the United States.

3) Our Arthur C. Helton Institute provides training, technical assistance, and conducts research and advocacy on best practices in international child protection and child welfare.

Who does ISS-USA help?

We help children and adults in the U.S. who need to connect with family outside of the United States. We also work with children and adults outside the United States who need to connect with family in the U.S.

Where does ISS-USA work?

We work in all 50 U.S. states and in over 120 countries.