Northwest Refugee and Immigrant Services is a Public Charity Status under Section 501( c ) ( 3 ). Internal Revenue Code. NWRIS strives to create an environment conducive to refugees acquiring the skills necessary to adapt to life in State of Washington. We provide assistance and access to services that promote independence, education and employment. This includes language instruction, social, legal and housing services. We provide cultural orientation for refugees, educating them about U.S. laws and customs, and provide parental assistance with early child education techniques to better prepare their children for their public school years. We assist young people in the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse, sexually transmitted diseases and gang activity.

Northwest Refugee and Immigrant Services, is always very grateful to receive your support, donations, contributions, now and more than ever, we need your help to continue our life saving work on behalf of refugees and Immigrants families.

NWRIS provides humanitarian services to low-income refugees, without regard to ethnicity, race, gender, or nationality. These ser-vices include, but not limited to: support services to all refugee and immigrant with de-velopmental disabilities families, cultural orientation about U.S. laws and customs; case management and referral services to help refugees find access to housing, medical, and psychological care, General education, legal Education, and jobs, ELL instruction, etc.

Contact Details

  Person Sharif Kaharaba
  City Seattle, WA
  Zip Code 98118
  Address 9265 57th Ave South Suite #102
  Phone Number (206) 725-1600

Business Representative

Sharif Kaharaba

Executive Director

He was Americorps Vista 2004-2005 University of Utah ( University Neighborhood Partner Onsite Coordinator at Hartland Community Center in 2006-2008 he become Executive Director at Somali Community development of Utah, Before founding Somali Community Development of Utah, he worked in the capacities of Social Worker and Interpreter for agencies including the United Nations.

Products & Services

Our Services

Our Services

Services We Provide:

English as second language
Interpreting and transation services
Health education
Employment services
Intensive case managment
Parenting education
Citizenship preparation class
Youth program-tutoring program
Culture adjustment program events and education
Famliy counselling
Tenants and landlord mediation
Financial literacy program
Legal education

Call us or visit our website for more information about the services we offer. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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