April 21, 2021

Refugee Resettlement Frequently Asked Questions

As we take the time to celebrate World Refugee Month, let's take a look at some common questions.


How You Can Support the Refugee Community Around You


Whether you’d like to volunteer your time assisting clients in learning and practicing English, support refugee youth in their education through tutoring, or help prepare homes for refugee clients entering the country, CCS has a volunteer opportunity for you.


Advocate and Educate

Share what you know about the global refugee crisis with the people in your life. Many misconceptions exist about refugees and the process or being resettled. One great way to stay involved is to continue to conversation year-round.

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Support Refugee Owned Businesses

Supporting refugee owned businesses is a simple way to support the refugee community. A quick Google search will send you in the right direction. Don’t know where to start? Check out one of many refugee owned restaurants associated with International Rescue Committee’s Spice Kitchen Incubator Program.

Take a Look


A final way to get involved is by making an in-kind or monetary donation to Catholic Community Services’ Migration and Refugee Services department. In-kind donations can be made through AmazonSmile or by donating materials to the Sharehouse.

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