Mary's Place Refugee Outreach
MissionMary's Place is a refugee outreach center in Northwest Rochester, NY. Our mission is to reach out in love, hope, and service to refugees of all faiths and nationalities, particularly those in the Maplewood/Edgerton neighborhood.
What We DoMary's Place Programs in the COVID world include:
Case Management 3 days per week
DOJ Accredited Immigration Help 3 days per week
Delivery of non perishable food, produce, hygiene, feminine hygiene, and dairy goods to 84+ households, and 471+ persons.
Job Development program - Provides clients with one on one support and job coaching as they go from building resume's through their first 6 months of work.
Before COVID-19 Mary's Place hosted the above programs, as well as the following:
3 Adult English Language classes per day
Job Skills Class 2 days per week
Weekly Clothing Distribution - clothes, shoes, and kitchenware distribution in a "mock store" setting to teach money/shopping literacy while focusing on respect and dignity of picking out items on hangers for family
Summer Children's Day Camp - 6-week camp in which children receive education, exercise, lunch and snacks, weekly swim lessons and field trips