JRS Romania staff is at North Station, assisting Ukrainian refugees arriving by train.

War in Ukraine

Resources to Support Ukraine Refugees

JRS has been following with concern the developments in Ukraine even before the start of the Russian military offensive. We join with Pope Francis in grieving the “diabolical senselessness of violence” and in asking all parties to “refrain from any action that would cause more suffering.”



These people need a safe environment and our friendship, time to gather their powers and to calm down. These will still need sustainable solutions to regulate their accommodation, jobs or assistance to go to other relatives/friends in Europe.
JRS Romania

What can I do to respond?

There are ways that you can help those who have been forced to flee from the conflict in Ukraine:

  • Give: support JRS’s response and our work in Europe, where the situation is rapidly unfolding. We continue to accompany, serve, and advocate for those forced to flee from war and conflict, and your support is needed during this devastating time. You can also start your on fundraiser on behalf of JRS.
  • Pray: use this prayer.
  • Advocate:  We thank the Administration – and all JRS advocates who took action – for supporting Temporary Protected Status for Ukrainians living in the U.S. We also urge the US Department of State and USAID to support local organizations providing relief to Ukrainians within their country and beyond and encourage the US. Congress to appropriate the funds needed to support UNHCR’s emergency response efforts. Take Action here
Ukraine Crisis