Families are Waiting for Help

Immigrant Solidarity Fund

Right now, 30 immigrant families in the Triangle are on the waitlist to receive emergency assistance through the Immigrant Solidarity Fund.

Join us in giving and close the gap for these families. Together, we can ensure that they are safe and cared for during this holiday season.

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Office Closed | Thursday & Friday

All CWS Durham offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 - Friday, Nov. 25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Now Hiring | Multiple Positions

Our team is growing - Join us as we create a community where refugees and immigrants thrive. 

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A Welcoming Community

CWS Durham welcomes refugees, immigrants, and asylum-seekers from around the globe into lives of freedom, hope, and opportunity through direct services, advocacy, leadership development, and relationship-building in our community.

Help our new neighbors rebuild their lives.


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Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees

CWS Durham is a Local Resettlement Agency authorized by the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) to accept applications from Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees for ORR benefits and services.

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Our Work


Refugee and Immigrant Services

We provide an array of social, employment, and legal services to support refugees and immigrants as they rebuild their lives.

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Immigration Legal Services

Our immigration team of attorneys and BIA-accredited representatives offer high-quality, licensed legal services at low cost.

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Welcoming Communities

For over a decade, we have nurtured transformational relationships between volunteers and refugee neighbors.



Community Organizing and Advocacy

We empower refugees and immigrants to use their voice to shape and influence the attitudes, policies, and practices that impact their daily lives.



Your gift empowers the work of welcoming refugees, immigrants, and asylum-seekers into lives of freedom, hope, and opportunity.


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