Refugee Resettlement

The resettlement services are offered to refugees for a ninety-day period and are funded by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on a per capita basis. From ninety days to a five year period, funding for employment and English as a second language services are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania via Lutheran Children & Family Services. These are the services which have been needed to guide the refugees to self-sufficiency. Immigration services are provided for a minimal fee. Income from these components allow for employment of both a full-time and part-time caseworker.

In keeping with the tradition of recognizing all as a part of God’s family, Catholic Social Services continues in welcoming strangers into our midst and offers services to refugees, immigrants and migrants. Immigration Services has been recognized by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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