It is estimated that there are 40 million survivors of human trafficking around the world. The crisis is so bad, it is considered a modern form of slavery. A person may be a survivor of human trafficking if they have been deceived about a work opportunity, are unable to leave that work situation, and are…
Catholic Charities’ Refugee Services Program has been assisting refugees since the early 1940s, helping more than 10,000 people make Oregon their new home. Over the last three years we have resettled over 1,200 refugees. Catholic Charities is one of only three refugee resettlement agencies in the state of Oregon that provides resettlement services.
Cynthia Molina, MSW, QMHP, CSWA, and Assistant Director of Emergency and Navigation Services, talks about coming together to keep faith and hope alive in the face of disaster after visiting Medford, OR, to provide legal clinics, hygiene items, and other essential supplies to the individuals and families devastated by the recent wildfires.
John Herrera, Catholic Charities’ Director of Immigration Legal Services, talks about hope in the midst of loss after visiting Medford, OR, to offer legal clinics and distribute hygiene items and other essential supplies to the individuals and families devastated by the recent wildfires.
Those who flee oppression and violence arrive in the U.S. to find yet another dire situation. Catholic Charities’ Refugee Services department has developed resources to keep newcomers employed and housed.