Pittsburgh Refugee Center (PRC) was incorporated as a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit in March 2003. Its mission is to empower refugees to become self-sufficient and integrated into their new communities. The work of PRC is grounded in a service philosophy that encourages and ultimately empowers refugees to
Ultimately, PRC wants refugees in Allegheny County to have an improved quality of life, be fully integrated into their local communities and achieve self-sufficiency through attainment of economic, social, and educational equality.
Allegheny County having increased capacity to provide resettlement and ongoing support services for refugees
Greater cross-cultural understanding and trust among members of the receiving community and refugees
Increased visibility of refugee issues in Allegheny County
Advocacy on behalf of refugees and the displaced worldwide