HISTORY

Refugee Social Services is a South African Not for Profit organization and was registered in June 2008. Prior to this time the organization was a project of the Mennonite Central Committee and was known as MCC: Refugee Project. Refugee Social Services is a social implementing partner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

VISION

To be a global leader in providing a holistic, quality and innovative service that develops the capacity of refugees to attain integration and independence.

MISSION

· To provide relevant programs which promote psychological well-being and social economic independence.

· To work in partnership with refugees and other stakeholders through lobbying and advocacy.

· To engage and understand research which will be utilized to inform and direct programs and policy.

· To develop an empowered multidisciplinary approach.