Refugee Services of Texas

About Refugee Services of Texas

Founded in 1978, Refugee Services of Texas (RST) is a social-service agency dedicated to providing assistance to refugees and other displaced persons fleeing persecution based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group - as well as to the communities that welcome them. RST provides services to hundreds of refugees, asylees, survivors of human trafficking, and related vulnerable populations from over 30 different countries of origin each year. Originating in Dallas, RST now has service centers in Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Harlingen, and San Antonio


Faith & Community Engagement Intern

May 2021 - August 2021 Dallas, TX
“I liked worked directly with the refugees, setting up their homes, picking them up from the airport, and providing food for the food insecure and immobile.”

Refugee Services Intern

May 2018 - July 2018 Amarillo, TX
“I like mentoring a school refugee who was experiencing adjustment difficult and who was going through trauma due to experiences he was exposed while living in the refugee camp in Kenya (Africa). ”
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