The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Showing kindness, doing justice, and service those in need. We provide services specifically to refugees, asylum seekers and asylees.
Refugee Resettlement provides services for refugees being resettled in the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas. Services include provision of a furnished apartment and case management-including assistance with government paperwork, accessing medical care, and guidance in adjusting to life in the United States with an emphasis on securing employment for all those able to work.
The Asylum Program of Southern Arizona's primary purpose is to provide legal assistance for immigrants fleeing persecution who seek political asylum but are unable to hire attorneys to represent them before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) and the Immigration Court.