One refugee resettlement agency is located in Owensboro -The International Center of Kentucky, a sub-office of the International Center in Bowling Green. The office in Owensboro opened in 2009.
In FY2017, the International Center resettled 59 refugees. The original projection was 150 refugees. In FY2018, the International Center has been approved to resettle up to 100 refugees in Owensboro.