The East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Aid Center aims to aid in the resettlement of assimilation of refugees and immigrants (regardless of country of origin) within E. Central IL.
How many served? Last year over 2000 unduplicated individuals through first quarter of FY17 over 775 individuals (300 families).
We do a little bit of everything. Interpretations, rranslations, referrals, collaborate with other agencies. Have a problem we MAY have a solution or know who can help.
Various volunteer opportunities. Depends on what the person wishes to do. Work with children, provide transportation for a refugee family, or work on fundraising opportunities. These are examples we try to match what people want to do with what services we normally provide.
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR SIGNING UP AS A VOLUNTEER: Contact the agency at 344 8455 or go to the web site ecirmac.weebly.com.