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H.O.M.E. Program

 Housing • Opportunity • Mutuality • Empowerment

Make a Difference in the Lives of Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers are in one of the most vulnerable situations within the U.S. Having been forced from their homes, they're lawfully permitted to live in the U.S. But they're unable to earn income for the first 6 to 9 months while waiting on work authorization approval.

They need stability and belonging. They need your support to get it.

Whether you're a group from a church or community organization - or just a group of friends who want to make a difference - you can welcome asylum seekers in a way that honors the dignity of all involved. Through the H.O.M.E program, you foster and support Housing, Opportunity, Mutuality, and Empowerment with the guidance of World Relief.

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Your Opportunity to Have an Impact


Build a team of 3 to 6 volunteers to support a family seeking asylum through weekly home visits for six months (World Relief provides training and ongoing support).


Provide rental assistance for six months (total of $8,400) to support the family while they wait to receive work authorization. If you have a rental property available, you can offer this space in lieu of providing financial assistance.


Coordinate with World Relief staff members who provide case management services and referral services to other resources the family may need.

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We would love to show you how you can increase your impact through the H.O.M.E. Program.

Fill out our contact form or email Sara Aardema at to get started!

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