Professional Development

Many refugees come from vastly different backgrounds and the skills they have may not translate to the work available in Mid-Missouri. Developing professional skills is a vital step in helping the refugees become productive and successful members of our community. City of Refuge offers career exploration services, job coaching, English classes, Driver’s Education courses, tutoring, and many more … Continued


Most, if not all, refugees experience trauma to some degree because of civil unrest, war, persecution or displacement. We have found that real friendship with our new neighbors allows for much healing to take place. In addition to this, we seek to create space and opportunity for refugees to gather together – to celebrate their … Continued

Basic Needs

Most refugees fly for the first time and step foot into a new city they’re expected to call home without a basic knowledge of where to go to get access to the things they need. City of Refuge provides Basic Need Services, such as access to clothing, food, household items and navigating complex refugee paperwork to provide a space for refugees to rest and recover … Continued