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World Relief - Aurora

Address

73 South LaSalle Street
Aurora, IL 60505

(630) 906-9546

chicagoland.worldrelief.org

Description:

Assists refugees and immigrants to settle into their new home in Illinois. Comprehensive services provided include refugee resettlement, legal, employment and education services. Official State of Illinois Welcoming Center for all refugees and immigrants. Refugee services are available exclusively to residents of Kane County.

Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Intake Process:

Call to schedule an appointment

Program Fees:

No Fees

Languages:

Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Farsi, French, Lithuanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish.

Eligibility:

(1) Refugees and/or immigrants who have a sponsor
(2) Residing in or moving into DuPage County

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

August 19, 2021

Year Incorporated:

1979

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

73 South LaSalle Street
Aurora, IL 60505

Contacts

World Relief Chicagoland

Phone Numbers

Main

(630) 906-9546

Employment Services

(630) 462-7566 x1024

Fax

(630) 906-9722

Immigration - Aurora

(630) 906-9546

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

English classes for non-native English speakers, as well as English tutoring from volunteers for those eligible.

Hours

(1) Weekday mornings, 4 days a week (2) Evenings, 2 days a week (3) Saturday mornings, 1 day a week

Eligibility

(1) Refugee or Immigrant (2) Has a sponsor (3) Moving into or residing in DuPage County

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Call or email dgonzalez@wr.org for enrollment.

Languages

Arabic, Spanish, Russian.

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

  • Illinois
    • Dupage County
      • Aurora
    • Kane County

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    630-906-9546
    Type:
    Voice
    Name:
    Main
    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (HH-0500.8000-150) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    On-site therapy and counseling (individual and group) services to address trauma and other mental health challenges that come with living as refugees and relocating to and settling into new surroundings in the United States.

    Hours

    (1) Monday to Tuesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (2) Thursday to Friday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (3) Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Eligibility

    (1) Refugee or Immigrant (2) Has a sponsor (3) Moving into or residing in DuPage County

    Fees

    No fees

    Intake Procedure

    Call to schedule an appointment.

    Languages

    Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Farsi, French, Lithuanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish.

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    • Illinois
      • Dupage County
        • Aurora
      • Kane County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      630-906-9546
      Type:
      Voice
      Name:
      Main
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.2500) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Employment and Economic Opportunity Program - Services include job skills development, job placement and job upgrade assistance.

      Hours

      Monday to Tuesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursday to Friday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

      Eligibility

      (1) Refugee or Immigrant (2) Has a sponsor (3) Moving into or residing in DuPage County

      Fees

      No fees

      Intake Procedure

      Call 630-462-7566 x1024 to schedule an appointment, or email rjanzen@wr.org

      Languages

      Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Farsi, French, Lithuanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish.

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

      • Illinois
        • Dupage County
          • Aurora
        • Kane County

        Telephone Numbers

        Number:
        630-462-7566 x1024
        Type:
        Voice
        Name:
        Employment Services
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.3300) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Legal services include general consultations, green card renewal or replacement, family reunification, citizenship services, refugee/asylee green cards, DACA renewals, records checks.

        Hours

        (1) Monday to Tuesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (2) Thursday to Friday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (3) Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

        Eligibility

        (1) Refugee or Immigrant (2) Has a sponsor (3) Moving into or residing in DuPage County

        Fees

        No Fees

        Intake Procedure

        Call to schedule an appointment, or email larmbrester@wr.org

        Languages

        Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Farsi, French, Lithuanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish.

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

        • Illinois
          • Dupage County
            • Aurora
          • Kane County

          Telephone Numbers

          Number:
          630-906-9546
          Type:
          Voice
          Name:
          Immigration - Aurora
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FT-3600) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Case Management services - connections/referrals to community health and human services.

          Hours

          (1) Monday to Tuesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (2) Thursday to Friday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (3) Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

          Eligibility

          (1) Refugee or Immigrant (2) Has a sponsor (3) Moving into or residing in DuPage County

          Fees

          No fees

          Intake Procedure

          Call to schedule an appointment

          Languages

          Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Farsi, French, Lithuanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish.

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

          • Illinois
            • Dupage County
              • Aurora
            • Kane County

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            630-906-9546
            Type:
            Voice
            Name:
            Main
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Services include assistance with securing permanent housing, new home furnishings like cleaning products and dishes, ensuring access to basic necessities such as food, clothing and transportation, applying for social security cards and many others.

            Hours

            (1) Monday to Tuesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (2) Thursday to Friday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (3) Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

            Eligibility

            (1) Refugee or Immigrant (2) Has a sponsor (3) Moving into or residing in Kane County

            Fees

            No Fees

            Intake Procedure

            Call to schedule an appointment

            Languages

            Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Farsi, French, Lithuanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish.

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

            • Illinois
              • Kane County

              Telephone Numbers

              Number:
              630-906-9546
              Type:
              Voice
              Name:
              Main
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1450.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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