LSSNCA ensures that each of our refugee families are provided a home furnished and supplied with all essentials upon arrival in the U.S. The same applies to Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders arriving from Afghanistan. Upon arrival, refugee families are enrolled in the Reception and Placement (R&P) program of the U.S. State Department. Through this program, families are granted $1,175 per individual for the material means of the family (rent, furnishings, groceries, clothing, etc.). This grant is meant to last an individual for the R&P period of 90 days from arrival - after which, all eligible adults should be employed and the family successfully financially self-sufficient. Of course, we understand that this amount is often not enough to live on for three months. Therefore, LSSNCA relies heavily on the support of groups and faith communities , like yourselves, for co-sponsorship of our families (Good Neighbor Partners) and donations.
Please note: We are located in the Washington, DC Metro area.
About Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, Inc.
4406 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20011, US
Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA) walks with those in need and mobilizes community partners to provide services that offer hope and rebuild lives.
Since 1917, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA) has served boldly, offering hope and a helping hand where it is needed most.
Today, your support offers love to those in need, creating new families through adoption and foster care. Your advocacy engages our community to welcome and resettle displaced refugees. Your compassion embraces those whose present circumstances make them feel unwanted and marginalized by society, providing wellness and health education.
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