Act Now

Act now to help Afghan refugees.

If you are a recently arrived Afghan looking for support, please visit our resources here.

Tell Congress to Pass the #AfghanAdjustmentAct

With the bipartisan introduction of the Afghan Adjustment Act in both the House and the Senate, now is the time to ask your Congressmembers to support this important legislation.

To learn more and take action, click here.

Volunteer with a local resettlement agency.
Refugees thrive when their communities welcome them and are involved in their integration.

To find an agency near you, click here.

For additional way to help Afghan refugees, please click below.


Housing remains one of the greatest needs for Afghan refugees and their families. The organizations below offer ways that you can temporarily host and support refugee families as they resettle in the U.S.


  • Refugee Assistance: is helping evacuees with temporary accommodation when they first arrive in the United States

  • Refugee Housing Solutions: If you are a landlord or property owner with affordable housing availability, sharing your information with Refugee Housing Solutions will connect you to local resettlement practitioners that are seeking housing options in your area


  • Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services: LIRS facilitates in-home evacuee hosting for residents in several metro areas, including but not limited to Seattle/Tacoma, DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia), Houston, and Fort Worth

  • World Relief Sacramento: World Relief facilitates in-home evacuee hosting for residents of Sacramento, CA for periods of a few days to to three months based on availability

Legal Services

Many evacuees will be coming under the designation of humanitarian parole and will need support to apply for asylum.

Medical and Mental Health Services

Below are resources and ways you can offer medical and mental health services to incoming refugees and members of the Afghan diaspora.


As Afghan refugees begin to arrive in the United States, interpreters and translators will be needed to help them speak with officials who are processing documents, offering medical care, and providing other services.
Below are opportunities for those who speak Dari
or Pashto to help incoming refugees.

  • Human Rights First: HRF is looking for interpreters and translators fluent in either Dari or Pashto. Volunteers must be fluent in English. Please fill out the form if interested.

Employment Services

Once the refugees are placed in permanent housing, they will need assistance and resources to find employment opportunities.