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Creating communities that welcome.
With over eight decades of experience walking with New Americans, Global Refuge believes in the “long welcome.” This means we are providing more than just immediate support to immigrants and refugees, but standing alongside them as they rebuild their lives, navigate a new culture, find a new home, a new job, and a new sense of belonging and community.
New Americans contribute to a vibrant and resilient society, culturally, civically, and economically. We are committed to empowering our neighbors with support for employment, training, and hiring as they become leaders in their communities.
- 1,821 children served through foster care
- 8,507 asylum seekers received respite services
- 378 Ukrainian refugees resettled in the Global Refuge network
"I know they're not my biological parents, but it feels like it."
Juanita was only 11 when she arrived in the United States from Guatemala. She spent several years transitioning between temporary homes before being placed with her foster family in Worcester, Massachusetts.
"Since then, I’m living my dreams."
Nassir Ahmad, Philanthropic Advisor, came to the United States in 2014 through the Special Immigrant Visa program after serving as a combat interpreter for the U.S. military in Afghanistan.