International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The IRC in Northern California

The IRC provides opportunities for refugees to thrive in America. Each year, thousands of refugees are invited by the U.S. government to seek safety and freedom. Forced to flee conflict or persecution, many have survived for years against incredible odds. They step off the plane with next to nothing but their dignity, hope and determination. In Northern California and many other regional offices across the country, the IRC helps them rebuild their lives. Learn about the four offices in Northern California: Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose and Turlock


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

Oakland, California
440 Grand Avenue
Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94610
United States
Tel: (510) 452-8222

San Jose, California
1210 South Bascom Ave.
Suite 227
San Jose, CA 95128
United States
Tel: (408) 277-0255

Sacramento, California
2020 Hurley Way, Suite 395
Sacramento, CA 95825
Tel: (916) 482-0120

Turlock, California
2130 Geer Rd, Suite C
Turlock, CA 95382
Tel: (209) 667-2378

Immigration & Citizenship Services
Tel: (510) 452-8222, ext. 316
Tel: (916) 482-0120
San Jose:
Tel: (408) 277-0255
Tel: (209) 667-2378

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