Migration Services

At Catholic Charities of Oregon, we welcome all migrants and refugees as our brothers and sisters, providing resettlement and immigration legal services.

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Anti-Human-Trafficking Services

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…

Immigration Legal Services

Founded in 1996, our Immigration Legal Services division works to protect, maintain, and unify individuals and families in need.

Refugee Services

As one of only three refugee resettlement agencies in the state of Oregon, Catholic Charities provides resettlement and case management services to individuals and families who seek to make Oregon their new home. Our resettlement work dates back to the 1940s, when we began assisting individuals and families who had to leave their homelands due…
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Our Refugee Services program needs your help!

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
Please help us support refugee families and continue to keep Oregon a welcoming state for our newly arrived brothers and sisters. Catholic Charities of Oregon has several ways to get involved. Check out some of our volunteer opportunities with refugees and refugee families:

Digital inclusion program for refugees and immigrants offers language skill-building and access to online tools

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
The Digital Inclusion for Refugees and Immigrants (DIRI) program helps new and recently arrived refugee families by providing them with refurbished desktops or laptops and with a one-year subscription to Rosetta Stone language subscription software.

Catholic Charities' Refugee Services creates COVID-19 Team to increase access to vaccines

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
Oregon has a diverse and growing refugee and migrant community. Refugees and migrants make up 10% of the Oregon population, and an additional 11% of Oregonians have at least one immigrant parent. Most refugees in Oregon came from the Ukraine, Somalia, Myanmar, Iraq, Bhutan, Russia, Moldova, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. Oregon…

Advancing refugee resettlement work through partnerships

Posted By | Brittney Manchester, Communications Director
At Catholic Charities of Oregon, we are happy to partner with Lutheran Community Services Northwest, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, and our partners in Oregon’s Refugee Resettlement Collaborative to advance advocacy issues for immigrants and refugees in Oregon.