Local Refugee Support Organizations & Resources Baltimore County Area
Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Refugee Youth Project (RYP) http://www.refugeeyouthproject.org/ | Seeks to improve the lives of Baltimore’s youngest refugees by supporting their academic needs; improve their literacy skills, enhance their knowledge of American culture, engage in extracurricular activities, and grow to be confident, caring individuals. Volunteer opportunities http://www.refugeeyouthproject.org/get-involved/
Asylee Women Enterprise (AWE) Baltimore www.asyleewomen.org | AWE provides transitional housing, companionship and community to asylum seekers by offering a safe and nurturing home, opportunities to connect within the larger community and each other. Volunteer Opportunities http://www.asyleewomen.org/volunteer
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Baltimore https://www.rescue.org/united-states/baltimore-md | Provides support for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants. Volunteer opportunities https://www.rescue.org/announcement/volunteer-opportunities-baltimore
Soccer Without Borders sponsors under-served youth and their families (which include refugees). They are looking for volunteers to be family mentors and tutors. http://www.swbbaltimore.org/volunteer-opportunities
Contact to inquire about congregations that support refugees in your local area.
Episcopal Refugee and Immigrant Center Alliance (ERICA) Baltimore www.erica-baltimore.org | ERICA helps refugees, asylees, asylum seekers, and other immigrants through educational workshops, material assistance, and one-on-one problem solving.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) Baltimore www.lirs.org |LIRS works with migrants and refugees. If interested in working with the Lutheran Church, call them to see where they support refugees at churches in your area.
St. Matthew Catholic Church Immigration Outreach Service Center (IOSC) Baltimore http://www.ioscbalt.org/ | The IOSC at St. Matthew Catholic Church is for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers, regardless of status or ethnicity.
Catholic Charities Esperanza Center Baltimore http://www.catholiccharities-md.org/immigrants/?referrer=https://www.google.com/ | Staff and volunteers provide services and referrals, ESL education, healthcare, and low-cost immigration legal services to thousands of immigrants each year.
Aleppo Kitchen Project https://www.aleppokitchenmd.com/ Use this website to order catered Syrian food to support local refugee families.
Catonsville Emergency Assistance http://catonsvillehelp.org/
Southwestern Emergency Services (Arbutus) https://www.facebook.com/Southwest-Emergency-Services-291834380827346/
Gather Baltimore (City) provides food 4 days a week for financially challenged families http://www.gatherbaltimore.org/new/
Indivisible Immigrant Toolkit https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resources/online/immigrant-ally-toolkit/
Maryland Resources for Refugees, Asylees, Asylum-Seekers, and Immigrants http://www.interculturalcounseling.org/community-resources
University of Maryland & World Relief Baltimore Immigration Clinic, Pro Bono Immigration Court Consultation Project https://www.law.umaryland.edu/programs/clinic/initiatives/immigration/icc/ Provides free consultations to individuals who are in removal proceedings before the Baltimore Immigration Court. Staffed by experienced volunteer immigration attorneys from Maryland.