Church World Service - Immigration & Refugee Program

Church World Service - Lancaster

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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceAdditional number:
(717) 381-2891 Refugee and Cuban/Haitian Resettlement
(717) 381-2891 Match Grant Program
(717) 358-9728 Immigration Counseling and US Citizenship
(717) 358-9397 Refugee Employment Services

- Immigration Counseling : Accredited to give low cost legal immigration advice and assistance, representing clients before the Immigration Services and the Courts. Help clients fill out forms for a nominal fee. Experience with family petitions, citizenship, application for green cards, work permits, green card replacement, travel documents and more.
- Refugee Resettlement, Cuban/Haitian Program and Match Grant Program: Work with churches to resettle refugees who come to them through the US Refugee Program. Also works with individuals who have received asylum status. Funds are only available for those refugees who were resettled by their office or asylees who were accepted into their Match Grant Program.
- Refugee Employment Program: Assists in job search for refugees , asylees, victims of trafficking or Cuban/Haitian Entrants within 5 years of arrival to US. no fees charged.

Accepts donations of lightly used furniture and household goods in good condition. Pick up within the city only. Drop off accepted Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00pm by appointment only. No appliances. Only for refugees and Cuban/Haitian immigrants. Limited storage and manpower.
Geographical AreaLancaster and surrounding counties
Intake ProcedureCall 717-358-9728 for appointment for immigration counseling
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish, English, Nepali, Kreyol, Portuegeuse, Swahili, French, Arabic, Burmese, Chin
EligibilityImmigration Program: Open to anyone; All other programs only open to refugees, asylees, victims of trafficking, Cuban/Haitian entrants
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone, except for immigration counseling-$35 for 1/2 hour consultation; Other fees assessed at consultation
Hours of Operation Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm; Intake hours: Call for appointment
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 717-381-2890
Physical Site Address 1 308 East King Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17602
Main Phone 717-381-2890
Other Phone 717-615-0974 donation inquiries
Fax 717-381-2896
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: CWS - Lancaster
Affiliated Program: Church World Service - Lancaster
This Service: Church World Service - Immigration & Refugee Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Cultural Transition Facilitation (PH-1450)
Furniture/Home Furnishings Donation Programs (TI-1800.3000-200)
Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs (ND-6500.3300)
Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services (FT-3600)
Refugee Resettlement Services (PH-1450.7000)
Refugees/Entrants/Asylees (YE-7000)