Welcome to Refugee Services of Texas


Guided by the principles of human compassion and dignity, Refugee Services of Texas welcomes refugees, immigrants, and other displaced people and supports them in integrating and thriving in their new communities.

Our five service centers have programs uniquely designed to assist refugees, asylees, survivors of human trafficking, and related vulnerable populations, helping them gain self-sufficiency as quickly as possible. Our programs are also tailored to meet the needs of the host communities as they welcome these newcomers.


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Find the answers to these and other questions on the RST FAQ Blog! You can also check out a detailed infographic on the security process refugees go through, as well as a glossary of terms related to resettlement.

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a refugee and a migrant? Or how refugee resettlement works? Or how many refugees are in Texas? 


“Refugee Services of Texas provides services not only to its clients,
but also to the communities in which we work.”
— Aaron Rippenkroeger, CEO of Refugee Services of Texas