Capital Region Resources for Refugees and Immigrants
Thank you for your interest in helping refugee and immigrants in the Capital Region of New York State.
Albany, New York has a strong tradition of welcoming newcomers, with numerous organizations that provide services and support to newly arrived and resettled families. This website is just the beginning of exploring the incredible programs that are constantly being offered to families, mentors, and volunteers. Click on the names of the organizations to access their websites.
Do you want to assist refugees who are resettled in the Capital Region?
Three ways to help:
Volunteering: Contact us using the form below and tell us any special interests or skills you would like to share, and/or any other relevant information.
Donate goods:Contact us using the form below and tell us what you would like to donate (clothing, furniture, etc.) and any other relevant information. NOTE: Refugee families who are resettling depend on thrift stores where they can choose items that suit their needs. If you have items to donate such as furniture or clothes, please start by consulting this list of organizations that accept donations.