Friends of Refugees, Inc.

Clarkston, Georgia, USA


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Friends of Refugees' mission is to empower refugees through opportunities for well-being, education, and employment.

What We Do

Friends of Refugees serves 5,000 refugees each year in the Clarkston, Georgia area. Services provided through our programs include:

Refugee Family Literacy: provides English literacy education and life skills instruction for refugee women along with high quality early learning for their children under the age of 5.

Refugee Career Hub: provides employment assistance, training classes, networking support, job placement and computer/internet access to refugees in their search for employment.

Embrace Refugee Birth Support: provides pre- and post-natal education and support to refugee women who are pregnant or new mothers.

Summer Youth Camp: provides a summer camp for elementary and middle school students to experience arts and crafts, sports, academics, and field trips.

Youth Mentoring: provides students tutoring, access to computers and internet for projects, test preparation, group activities, sports, and mentoring.

Community Garden: provides garden plots and community space for refugees to grow food for their families and sell produce for personal income.

Start ME Clarkston: provides a business accelerator program encompassing training, mentoring, and access to funds to help launch new refugee-owned businesses.


Brian B
Brian B.

Executive Director

Jim N
Jim N.

Director of Operations

Andrea M.

Site Manager- Memorial Drive

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