Family Reunification Partners

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) works with the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Division of Children’s Services (ORR/DCS) to promote the safety and well-being of unaccompanied children (UC) apprehended in the United States. We serve UCs and their families through our network community-based approach built on the strengths, assets, and leadership of our local partners in targeted communities with high rates of release.

LIRS local partners provide Home Study and Post Release Services in the following locations:

Florida Lutheran Services of Florida, Tampa, Miami
Georgia Lutheran Services of Georgia, Atlanta
Maryland Bethany Christian Services of Maryland, Crofton
Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Esperanza Center
Massachusetts and New England regions Bethany Christian Services of New England, North Andover
North and South Carolina Lutheran Family Services of the Carolinas, Salisbury
New Jersey Bethany Christian Services of New York/New Jersey, Fairlawn
Texas Refugee Services of Texas, Houston
Virginia Northern Virginia Family Services
Lutheran Family Services of Virginia

For more information on the LIRS Family Reunification Partners or to send a referral, please email familyreunification@lirs.org.

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