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Minnesota Council of Churches Refugee Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Address: 122 W. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55404  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 40
Number of People Being Served: 1500
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Mission Statement


Our Mission: Refugee Services is an ecumenical ministry welcoming persecuted people from around the world into new lives of freedom, hope and opportunity in Minnesota. Our Vision: Refugees are abundantly supported as they move from addressing basic needs to achieving their dreams. And Faith communities are transformed by partnering in this ministry of hospitality

Description


We provide specialized services for refugees and asylees to assist them on the path to self-sufficiency and support them as they work towards achieving their dreams. We strive to provide excellent, holistic, family-centered services that provide abundant support to refugees and their families. Case management: intensive case management services for new arrivals, extended social service support, and families enrolled in the Refugee Supportive Housing Network. Employment: professional employment counseling for refugee and asylee families receiving public assistance or enrolled in Match Grant. Education: many different educational opportunities including New Arrivals Orientation, Financial Literacy, Computer Skills, Job Readiness, and more. Immigration: assistance to help refugees on their path to citizenship and to reunite eligible family members who are overseas. MCC Refugee Services is recognized by the US Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals as an authorized provider of low-cost immigration assistance..

We provide specialized services for refugees and asylees to assist them on the path to self-sufficiency and support them as they work towards achieving their dreams. We strive to provide excellent, holistic, family-centered services that provide abundant support to refugees and their families. Case management: intensive case management services for new arrivals, extended social service support, and families enrolled in the Refugee Supportive Housing Network. Employment: professional employment counseling for refugee and asylee families receiving public assistance or enrolled in Match Grant. Education: many different educational opportunities including New Arrivals Orientation, Financial Literacy, Computer Skills, Job Readiness, and more. Immigration: assistance to help refugees on their path to citizenship and to reunite eligible family members who are overseas. MCC Refugee Services is recognized by the US Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals as an authorized provider of low-cost immigration assistance..

Mission Statement: Our Mission: Refugee Services is an ecumenical ministry welcoming persecuted people from around the world into new lives of freedom, hope and opportunity in Minnesota. Our Vision: Refugees are abundantly supported as they move from addressing basic needs to achieving their dreams. And Faith communities are transformed by partnering in this ministry of hospitality

Local Affiliation



Organizational Affiliations


Mennonite Central Committee


Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes