Interfaith Refugee Ministry
Interfaith Refugee Ministry is a dedicated to helping refugees rebuild their lives in eastern North Carolina. Our task is to assist refugees with the basic necessities when they first arrive in New Bern and surrounding areas. This includes, but is not limited to, assistance with housing, food, clothing, employment, learning English, and cultural orientation.
The ultimate goal is to help refugees become self-reliant, emotionally secure and culturally adjusted in their new home.
Each year, Interfaith Refugee Ministry resettles new refugee
families from around the world. Our staff, working with volunteers,
civic groups and faith communities, ensures each refugee will receive
basic initial support as they begin a new life in a strange land. We try
to provide a bridge for these persecuted people who are coming out of
the darkness of a shattered life into the bright hope of a better