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Thank you for your interest in the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and our work responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping people to survive, recover and reclaim control of their future.

International headquarters

International Rescue Committee

122 East 42nd Street

New York, New York 10168-1289


Phone: + 1 212 551 3000**

Fax: + 1 212 551 3179

Our office hours in New York are 9am to 6pm ET Monday through Friday.


Media relations

Please visit our media center for an overview of media contact options.


Donor services

Please direct questions relating to our direct mail and other fundraising campaigns, requests to be taken off mailing lists, as well as requests for information about planned giving and fundraising events to DonorServices@Rescue.org.  

You can also find information about giving options in our donor help FAQ.

To make a gift donate here or call +1 855 9RESCUE. Thank you.


US Programs

Find links to contact and program information for our offices in the United States on our where we work page.


Global programs

Visit our where we work page for links to information about our country programs.



Visit Rescue-uk.org for contact information for the IRC's affiliate in the United Kingdom.


Policy and advocacy

To learn more about the IRC's advocacy work contact:

International Rescue Committee

1730 M Street, NW

Suite 505

Washington, DC 20036

Tel: +1 202 822-0166

Fax: + 1 202 822 0089



Please visit our careers page for information about working with the IRC. 

Use our online job application system to apply for the positions for which you are interested and qualified. 



To find out what types of internships are available and how to apply visit our careers page.


Volunteer opportunities

Visit our volunteering page to learn more about ways to volunteer with the IRC in the United States.


Refugee status, asylum and immigration

Answers to frequently asked questions and contacts for more information can be found in our refugees and resettlement FAQ.


The IRC appreciates your interest in our work. We receive a large volume of e-mail: Please understand that while we read each message, we regret that we do not have the resources to respond to all of them.