New American Services works with the U.S. government to help refugees establish a home in North Dakota after they are approved for admittance into the country.
ND accepts about 400-500 refugees each year and helps to settle them in Fargo, West Fargo, GrandForks and Bismarck. The goal is to help refugees achieve economic self-sufficiency as soon as possible.
Lutheran Social Services has been resettling refugees since 1946, beginning with Eastern Europeans displaced after WWII. From that time forward, through the resettlement of Indo-Chinese in the 1970s to the present resettlement of refugees from the continents of Africa and Asia, Lutheran Social Services New Americans has provided healing, help and hope to the world’s most vulnerable people.
English classes | Medical and support services | Employment services | Register for education | Provide initial housing and necessities | Link to churches | Case workers | Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program | Services to Elder Refugees | Citizenship classes | Applications for social security cards | Interpreter services | Family reunification
3911 20th Ave. S. Fargo, ND 58103
412 Demers Ave. Grand Forks, ND 58201
1616 Capitol Way Bismarck, ND 58501
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is part of two refugee resettlement networks: