About Us

CWS Durham is part of Church World Service (CWS), a global humanitarian organization and one of nine refugee resettlement agencies in the United States. Since 2009, we have worked with community partners and volunteers across the Triangle to support refugee and immigrant new arrivals as they build strong, flourishing lives in Durham and the surrounding area. We work to build bridges between refugees and immigrants and the greater community, and equip our clients for long-term success.

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CWS Durham has resettled almost 2,000 refugees since opening ten years ago. We are proud to stand with our refugee and immigrant neighbors, and we hope that you will stand with us too!  Explore our website to learn how you can support our work!



AmeriCorps members serve here! An Intensive Community Orientation AmeriCorps member serves at this site as part of the Refugee AmeriCorps Initiative, a nationwide AmeriCorps program managed by CWS and funded through a joint-private partnership between the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). Learn more today!

Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.

Church World Service, Inc., is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

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