English 770-756-7531 Arabic 657-575-0854 vor@vorservices.org

Our Mission: “Putting God’s love into action by assisting the refugee and asylum-seeking community to re-establish and assimilate their lives in the United States.”

WE CAN HELP

If you are an asylum-seeker or refugee living in Orange County, we would love to help you! Please call us at this number: 

(657) 575-0854

 

نستطيع المساعدة

إذا كنت طالب لجوء أو لاجئًا يعيش في مدينة لوس أنجلوس أو مقاطعة أورانج الكبرى ، فنحن نرغب في مساعدتك! يرجى الاتصال بنا على هذا الرقم:

(714) 886-0194

 

 

We offer a range of services aimed at assisting refugee families as they re-establish their lives here in America. Each service meets an essential aspect of resettlement, including but not limited to: essential food for the family, English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction, paperwork assistance, job mentoring, driving training, academic tutoring, enriched experiences for children and youth, and special community events & celebrations.

 

Summer 2022 Semester: 6/13/2022 to 8/10/2022

Fall 2022 Semester: 9/12/2022 to 12/16/2022

In Person Services:

  • English Cafe | 2nd & 4th Fridays | 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Movie & Pizza Party for Kids | 2nd & 4th Fridays | 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Driving Training & Practice | By Appointment
  • ESL Intermediate (Hybrid) | M Tu W | 11:00am to 1:00pm
  • Art for Youth | M 7:00pm to 8:15pm
  • Summer Camps for Kids & Teens | July 2022
  • Special Community Events | For upcoming events, click here

Continuing Online Services:

  • Pathway to Citizenship Workshop | M | 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • ESL Levels: Beginner to Advanced | M Tu W | 11:00 am to 1:00pm
  • US Culture, News, and Hot Topics | M Tu W | 1:00 pm to 1:30pm
  • 1-on-1 Academic Tutoring | M  Th | 5:30 pm to 6:30pm
  • 1-on-1 Job Coaching | By Appointment

Click here to register for a service or find out more!

We offer free fresh produce, dairy, and nonperishable food items to families struggling financially. Food Drive Thru is 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm each Thursday.

VOR will assist with interviewing skills, resumé preparation, and job search strategies for qualified refugee applicants.

Visits to refugee homes can be arranged upon request to share coffee with them and to practice English and teach other skills necessary for adjusting to life in the U.S.A. Personal counseling and mentoring is also available upon request. 

VOR provides financial coaching such as assistance in setting up bank accounts. Translation of legal and social services documents, citizenship classes and arranging government appointments are also available.

VOR will deliver donated items including:

  • Household furnishings (refrigerators, microwaves, couches, televisions, tables, etc.);
  • Beds, linens, blankets and towels;
  • Kitchen tables, chairs, kitchenware and utensils;
  • Toiletries, diapers, baby supplies;
  • School supplies, backpacks, some electronics;
  • Toys, games, stuffed animals.



CHURCH PARTNERSHIP

We equip churches with opportunities to demonstrate Jesus love in a meaningful, transformational way while affecting the spiritual, relational and socio-economic lives of refugees living here in Southern California.
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CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP

Job-skills training and employment assistance are often a critical need in helping refugees and asylum seekers build new lives here in Southern California. Our corporate partners help make this possible.
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Our volunteers offer rides, teach ESL classes, lead small groups, deliver home goods and more. When you volunteer with us you are joining a family and making a meaningful impact. 
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