RISSE (Refugee and Immigrant Support Services of Emmaus)Located in the Pine Hills neighborhood of Albany, RISSE is a family-based center supporting newcomers in building sustainable lives in the U.S.
Make a Donation of Money or Goods: http://risse-albany.org/donate.html
Volunteer: To become a mentor, tutor, or to help meet a variety of other needs signup here: http://risse-albany.org/volunteer.html
U.S Committee for Refugees and ImmigrantsUS Committee for Refugees and Immigrants exists to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life.
Make a Donation: Financial - https://refugees.org/give/donate/
Volunteer: To go through Literacy Volunteers training and teach English to refugees already here, either one-on-one or in small group classes.
To drive refugee clients to doctor's’ appointments, assist in our office with DSS/SSI paperwork, do a shift at our front desk, or mentor refugee families.
To begin the process to volunteer, contact Jessica Fisk (518) 459-1790 ext. 8025 email@example.com to sign up to be a part Volunteer Information sessions on either February 16 or March 16.