International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The IRC in New York

As an essential part of our broader resettlement efforts, the New Roots program enables refugees to celebrate their heritage and nourish themselves and their neighbors by planting strong roots—literally—in their new communities.  Through New Roots and a range of other programs, we are helping refugees establish a strong future for themselves and New York.  Learn more >


How We Help Refugees

The IRC makes sure newly arrived refugees receive:

  • a furnished home
  • help with rent
  • health care
  • nutritious, affordable food
  • English language classes
  • help building job, computer & financial literacy skills
  • education for their children
  • social services and community support
  • legal services toward residency & citizenship

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International Rescue Committee

New York, NY
263 West 38th Street
6th floor
New York, NY 10018
United States
Tel: (212) 377-4728

Elizabeth, NJ
10 West Grand Street
Suite A
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
United States
Tel: (908) 351-5116

Immigration & Citizenship Services
New Jersey:
Tel: (908) 351-5116
New York:
Tel: (212) 377-4750

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