Who we are

Since 1999, SCRS has been providing needed services to the refugee population in southeastern Minnesota.  At SCRS, we believe in putting the client first, with an emphasis on the recognition of culture and traditions as valuable and integral to success.

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What we do

SCRS is committed to providing leadership and partnering with others in order to aid refugees and immigrants to strengthen capacity, create self-sufficiency, contribute to the economy, and develop and preserve their culture.  SCRS works extensively in partnership, collaboration, and coordination with a wide variety of government and community organization and businesses in order to increase access to services and make effective use of resources without unnecessary duplication of efforts.

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News and events

SCRS has classes and office time for partner agencies.  We have been in the news.

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SCRS has...

... assisted numerous refugee families to secure basic needs and resources for self-sufficiency and to acclimate to a new way of life.

... joined with Community Without Borders to offer services to Spanish-speaking immigrants.

... offices in Faribault and Rochester.

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