Welcome Home Jersey City

Home to the Statue of Liberty, and one of the most diverse cities in the country, Jersey City, NJ is a community uniquely positioned to welcome people from all over the world.


Established in 2016, Welcome Home Jersey City is an all-volunteer organization devoted to helping newly-arrived refugees and asylees begin their lives in the greater Jersey City area. 

 

By partnering with local government, businesses, and other like-minded, not-for-profit organizations, Welcome Home helps refugees and asylees resettled by Church World Service with the support needed for long-term success in this country.

 

Some of our services include:


o  Cleaning and furnishing apartments for new arrivals in Jersey City
o  Teaching ESL classes and providing individual tutoring and support
o  Hosting cultural training in conjunction with Church World Service
o  Funding summer camp programs
o  Organizing an annual back-to-school drive
o  Hosting summer and winter clothing distribution
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Providing donated items to enhance integration

 

We’re always looking for additional volunteers and donors! If you have questions or want to get involved:

 

Email us at   welcomehome@cwsglobal.org

 

Donate to our general fund: https://www.teamcws.org/jersey-city/WelcomeHome

 

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