Category Archives: Immigrants and Refugees

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Washington

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Washington 6121 Montrose Road, Rockville, Maryland 20852 Contact:  Deborah Reichmann, Executive Director,, (202) 725-6141 The Hebrew Free Loan Association (HFLAGW) is maintained by the Jewish community of Greater Washington, DC, providing interest-free loans to members of the community, to help them meet their financial needs with dignity. Loans are available for a range of legitimate needs, including, but not limited to, medical bills, emergency bills, and credit card debts. Student loans are available for students in their junior and senior years of college and graduate students. The Jewish philanthropic tradition of extending interest-free loans is a […]


Nationalities Service Center

Nationalities Service Center 1216 Arch Street, 4th floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 Contact:  Volunteer Coordinator (215) 893-8400 Here at Nationalities Service Center (NSC), we believe that immigrants and refugees are a critical part of the fabric of life in the United States, and it is our vision that all immigrants and refugees achieve a life of dignity, safety, stability, sustainable opportunities and meaningful connections to their communities. To this end, NSC provides comprehensive services to immigrants and refugees, including legal protections, community integration, access to health and wellness services, and opportunities to achieve English language proficiency. Our dedicated staff are […]



HIAS 2100 Arch St # 3 Philadelphia, PA 19103-1300 Contact: Sarah Peterson, Director of Development & Refugee Program Manager; Tamara Cohen, Social Justice Rabbinic Intern; 215-832-0900 HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia (“HIAS and Council”) was founded nearly 130 years ago to help Jewish immigrants and refugees fleeing persecution and seeking opportunity in America. Based on the tradition of “welcoming the stranger” and tikkun olam, HIAS and Council works to represent, resettle, and reunite Jewish and all immigrants and refugees of limited means residing in Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley. Over the past 128 years, HIAS has […]