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AsylumWorks was created to empower asylum seekers and other forced migrants to rebuild their lives safely and with dignity.

What We Do

AsylumWorks offers services proven to help asylum seekers regain confidence and control over their lives.


Our employment program helps asylum seekers find and keep jobs that are safe, legal, and meaningful.

Social Services

We provide services to help clients address critical needs regarding health, safety, and wellness.


This program offers asylum seekers a safe space to meet new people and make new connections.

“As asylum seekers we face walls and barbed wire, but AsylumWorks has made me feel safe, loved, and important.”


Meet Our Clients

We believe asylum seekers and their families deserve to live safely and productively during the long and difficult asylum process.

Franc healed from trauma

Masimba got a great job
Norma met new friends

Our Impact

Because we connect asylum seekers to a network of support, our clients are dramatically more likely to win their asylum case.


of clients secure and retain employment within six months of services


of clients can access community resources to meet a variety of needs


of clients with cases that reached a final conclusion were granted asylum

Training & TA Services

AsylumWorks provides expert workshops, training, coaching and staffing services to help individuals, organizations and institutions work more effectively with immigrants.