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.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon’s devastating September wildfires took lives, homes, and acres of land. Whole communities were destroyed. People’s entire livelihoods are gone, their futures uncertain. Alongside local and national partners, Catholic Charities has been supporting disaster relief efforts in Medford, Phoenix, and Talent.
Catholic Charities, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, Lutheran Community Services NW and our Partners in Oregon’s Refugee Resettlement Collaborative Applaud the Inclusion of Extended Case Management in Governor Kate Brown’s Recommended Budget.