Steadfast in our support of immigrant and refugee families


Harbor House has been extending love, compassion, and welcome to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in Oakland for 48 years. We provide resources, advocacy, and places of healing for these vulnerable families. Below are some ways that you can join us in this important work:

  1. Pray for Harbor House and the families we serve. Pray especially for families who are currently separated from their loved ones through travel bans.

  2. Tutor/mentor kids in our after-school program, particularly our English language learners.(Monday through Thursday afternoons)  Sign-up here.  

  3. Build friendships with newcomer adults and help them learn English in our ESL class (Tuesday/Thursday mornings). Sign-up here.

  4. Provide snacks or baked goods for the adults in our ESL program or the kids in our after-school program. (Any time) Sign-up here.

  5. Sponsor a refugee child who attends our after-school program.  Children who attend Harbor House typically pay $30 per trimester but all refugee children are given full scholarships.  The actual cost of the program is $560 per child, per trimester. Donations of any amount are accepted at or by mail to: Harbor House, 1811 11th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606.

  6. Take the Matthew 25 Pledge: I pledge to protect and defend vulnerable people in the name of Jesus. Visit

  7. Access resources and learn more at

  8. Donate to Harbor House to support our on-going work with immigrants, refugees, children living below the poverty line, and other vulnerable people in our community.  Your support will help us provide extra support to families during these challenging times.  Donate here.

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