We are ReSET

ReSET Westchester, Inc. was created to welcome and ensure that new refugees have a safe home, and are prepared to lead productive and independent lives in the New York area.

ReSET Westchester’s accomplishments in our first year

  • Arranged safe housing for 4 families, a total of 15 individuals
  • Secured asylum status for 1 client
  • Helped 3 refugees get their drivers’ license
  • Organized participation in a support group for Afghan women
  • Assisted 5 clients in securing jobs
  • Helped a 7 clients get enroll in English language classes lessons at Westchester Community College
  • Welcomed a new baby, born at Northern Westchester Hospital — our first US citizen!

The accomplishments of this past year were made possible by the immense support of YOU, our community.

Who we are

We are an inclusive organization that welcomes participation by individuals, as well as civic and religious groups.  We believe that diversity within our participants will strengthen each of us individually, as well as, our organization as a whole.

What we do

ReSET plays a direct role in helping refugees establish new homes in our community. We help pave the road to self-sufficiency by providing support during their transition acclimating to their new homes and a new way of life, while holding onto the valued traditions of their country of origin's culture. Our assistance includes obtaining affordable housing, furniture, employment, transportation, English language classes, enrollment in public schools, navigating health care, government agencies and other supportive services.

How you can help

Our tasks are both complex and costly. You can help by volunteering with one of our many committees or by making a financial contribution. Learn more below.