Church World Service - Lancaster
Church World Service - Immigration & Refugee Program

- Immigration Counseling: Accredited to give low cost legal immigration advice and assistance, representing clients before the Immigration Services and the Courts. Help clients fill out forms for a nominal fee. Experience with family petitions, citizenship, application for green cards, work permits, green card replacement, travel documents, bond hearings, master calendar hearings, and more.

- Refugee Resettlement and Match Grant Program: Work with community-based and faith-based groups to resettle refugees who come to them through the US Refugee Program. Also works with individuals who have received asylum status. Funds are only available for those refugees who were resettled by their office or asylees who were accepted into their Match Grant Program.

- Intensive Case Management and Navigation Support Program, offering intensive, extended and short-term support to eligible individuals and families. Assists refugees, asylees, victims of trafficking, SIVS, and Cuban/Haitian Entrants within 3-5 years of arrival to the US. Support services include but are not limited to medical navigation, referral assistance, and ESL learning links.

- Refugee Employment Program: Assists in job search for refugees, asylees, victims of trafficking or Cuban/Haitian Entrants within 5 years of arrival to US. No fees charged.

Accepts donations of lightly used furniture and household goods in good condition, by Appointment only. No appliances. Only for refugees and some asylees. Limited storage and manpower.
308 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Eligibility: Immigration Program: Open to anyone; All other programs only open to refugees, asylees, victims of trafficking.
Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm; Intake hours: Call for appointment
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 381-2890 Main
  • (717) 381-2896 Fax
  • (717) 381-2890 Main
  • (717) 358-9728 Intake Immigration Legal Services Program
  • (717) 358-9397 Intake Employment Program (for CWS clients only)
  • (717) 203-0052 Intake Intensive Case Management and Navigation Support Program
  • (717) 681-4959 Intake
  • (717) 381-2896 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call 717-358-9728 for appointment for immigration counseling
Geographical Area: Lancaster and surrounding counties
Fee Amounts: Minimal consultation fees assessed at consultation. Other fees as determined by process.
Languages Spoken: Arabic, English, French, Kreyol, Nepali, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili
  • Furniture/Home Furnishings Donation Programs
  • Immigrant Resettlement Services
  • Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs
  • Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services
  • Refugee Resettlement Services
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Church World Service - Lancaster
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