Refugee Center

The Refugee Center offers case management and employment service support to recent refugees and asylees living in DC as they seek to make a new start in the US. The center aids clients in job searching, interviewing, benefit enrollment, and all facets of the employment process. It is our hope that the refugee center be a place of welcome to many seeking a new home. 


The Refugee Center employs a culturally competent staff, offering refugees referrals for housing, help finding employment and education about the culture and social customs here in America. 

Intake:  The Refugee Center provides services to refugees, asylees, parolees and victims of human trafficking.  Individuals seeking assistance must be approved by the District of Columbia Office of Refugee Resettlement, and must present proof of Status to Catholic Charities.

Monday 9 am - 12:30 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 4 pm
Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
Friday 9 am - 12:30 pm 

Employment Orientation:  The Refugee Center Employment Orientation provides employment services to individuals seeking job placement in the United States.  Employment Orientation meetings and orientation on Wednesdays. 

Appointments: Available for registered/active clients, Monday through Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm. 

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Get Involved In Our Work!

Donate:  Only with the support of the community can we be there for refugees coming to our region. Our staff work one-on-one with each client to address the many challenges with starting over in a new home. Your support makes it possible. Make a donation directly to the Refugee Center.

Employers: Do you need reliable, dedicated and hard-working employees? At the Refugee Center, our Employment Orientation program prepares clients to enter the workforce as productive and capable contributors. Once on the job, we continue to work with our client, as well as the employer, to ensure it is a good fit for everyone. If this sounds like an opportunity for your company, please call (202) 772-4371.

Contact Us

Refugee Center
1018 Monroe Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 266-3062  | (202) 772-4401 (fax)

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924 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 772-4300

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