414 Lexington Avenue

Rochester, NY 14613

Mary's Place Refugee Outreach

Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach is a nonprofit located on Lexington Avenue in NW Rochester. We offer free programs and services to resettled refugees in Rochester. We are open 11:00 – 4:00 Monday –Friday. From 2020 - 2021: Mary's Place delivered food to 1035 people Provided 1 on 1 case management to over 203 people Filed over 65 Naturalization and Green Card applications Partnered with Willow to better assist survivors of domestic violence Hosted 2 pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics Began work with SUNY Brockport on an original study of refugee life post-integration here in Rochester Programs and Services: • English Classes and Tutoring o Daily Adult English language classes M-F o Small group or one-on-one tutoring focused on reading, writing, and citizenship test preparation. • Case Management o One-on-one social work services daily Monday-Friday • Job Skills Program o Class focused on American cultural norms, soft job skills, resume and job application as-sistance o Collaboration with Nazareth College during Fall/Spring semesters • Food and Clothing Distribution o Contactless Food Delivery throughout COVID-19 that serves nearly 1000 people each week. • Immigration Support Services o Provide qualified assistance and representation as refugees and asylees apply for and receive Legal Permanent Residency (green card) and Citizenship • Summer Children’s Day Camp o 6-week day camp held July-August o Free swim lessons at Maplewood YMCA o Daily lunch and snacks provided by Foodlink Summer Meals Program • Holiday Party o December party for adults and children affiliated with Mary’s Place o Distribution of over 300 toys, warm weather accessories, and other gifts o Dinner provided with assistance from Wegmans • Backpack Distribution o Distribution of over 390 backpacks, school supplies, and other items.

We focus on: Human Services, Education

Where we are: Monroe


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