Supporting Refugees and Asylees in New Jersey – Now More Important Than Ever

CWS Jersey City welcomes refugees and asylees in northern New Jersey. Our programs enable refugees and asylees to become self-sufficient and thriving members of their new community. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to cause disruptions, CWS Jersey City remains committed to serving our clients while honoring public health best practices. Please contact us at if you have questions about accessing services, or use the button above to donate to support vulnerable clients who need support during these difficult times.

This year CWS Jersey City will serve more than 200 refugees and asylees through all of our programs. Explore our website to learn more!

If you are interested in learning more about the services available to asylum recipients, please visit our Services page.

COVID-19 Resources

Follow these links for state and local resources for your family during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic:

  • Call 211 if you want to talk to someone about COVID-19
  • Food resources by City and County
  • New Jersey Department of Labor website for unemployment benefits. If you are having trouble using the website please email and we will be in touch to help.
  • Be aware of SCAMS!
  • Follow CWS Jersey City on Facebook or Instagram for updates.

A Global Humanitarian Agency for the Vulnerable and Displaced

CWS Jersey City is part of the CWS Network, which works to assist refugees both around the world and in the Garden State. Our approach both looks to local communities, and to the wider world as we seek to engage with newly arriving refugees and asylees starting again in the United States.

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