Catholic Charities Refugee Reception and Placement Program received its last arrival in May and the program closed permanently on September 30, 2018.
If you have questions for our program staff prior to closure, please contact us at (651) 647-3100
We were proud to co-write this piece in honor of our many refugee neighbors who have established new roots in our country, seeking ideals embodied by the American Dream.
Star Tribune: “Why we defend — and still foster — the American dream,” (July 4, 2018). Co-authored by leaders of Minnesota refugee resettlement agencies: Bob Oehrig, Executive Director, and Michelle Eberhard, Director of Refugee Arrival Services, Arrive Ministries; Tim Marx, President and Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis; Robert Tereba, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota; Jane Graupman, Executive Director, International Institute of Minnesota; Jodi Harpstead, Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota; and Rev. Curtiss DeYoung, Chief Executive Officer, Minnesota Council of Churches.
International Institute of Minnesota:
(1694 Como Ave, St Paul, MN 55108)
Minnesota Council of Churches:
(122 W Franklin Ave #100, Minneapolis, MN 55404)
Lutheran Social Services:
(2400 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404)
(515 E 66th St, Richfield, MN 55423)