What we do

We are 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 while integrating into American society.



  • We assist with accessing healthcare, legal protection, education, training for income generation skills, and other resettlement services.


  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services comes to our office regularly to assist with legal issues and documentation.


  • We assist new arrivals with documentation paperwork and in navigating the American system.


  • ESL classes are taught in our Faribault location through our partnership with Faribault Adult Basic Education.


  • We work with Rice County Social Services to connect transportation and childcare resources.


Health issues

  • We are grant-funded through Medica and UCare to provide education regarding diabetes, child and teen check-ups and mental health.


  • We partner with Minnesota Care Counseling to provide linguistically-appropriate trauma counseling.



  • We partner with the MN Dept of Human Services – Refugee Assistance Program (through IMAA) to provide assistance developing job skills and finding employment.



  • Through a partnership with the MN Dept of Human Services we provide leadership, mentoring, soft skills training and assistance with job search to youth.


  • Programming for health and socialization is provided for elders in partnership with UCare.