Civil Society Partner Organizations

You can count on the support of civil society organizations that partner with UNHCR to receive free assistance on various topics: access to information and guidance on asylum procedures, housing, health, education, documentation, Portuguese courses, work, etc. UNHCR advises contacting them directly to find out more about their services and activities.

🇧🇷 The information provided here is constantly updated! 🇧🇷


Amazonas

Manaus

Caritas Arquidiocesana de Manaus
🇧🇷 Address: R Av. Joaquim Nabuco, 13 – Downtown. Manaus – AM, 69020-031.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (92) 99292-4472 | (92) 3212-9030
🇧🇷 Services: reception for new arrivals; employability; social assistance; legal assistance; education; documentation.

Support and Reference Center for Refugees and Migrants (CARE)
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Maués, 120 – Cachoeirinha. Manaus – AM, 69065-070.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (92) 3342-6531 | (92) 99303-7757
🇧🇷 Services: support in accessing documentation, legal and social assistance services, referrals to public services and partner networks, employability, Portuguese and vocational courses, emergency financial assistance for more vulnerable profiles.

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
🇧🇷 Address: Rua Furnas, 484 – Raiz. Manaus – AM, 69068-580
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (92) 3304-0675 | (92) 3342-6531 | (92) 99303-7757
🇧🇷 Services: support in accessing documentation, legal and social assistance services, referrals to public services and partner networks, employability, Portuguese and vocational courses, emergency financial assistance for more vulnerable profiles.

Hermanitos
🇧🇷 Address: R. Quintino Bocaiúva, 626 – Centro. Manaus – AM, 69550-049
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (92) 99431-5431 | (92) 98403-0112
🇧🇷 Services: employability, entrepreneurship, legal assistance, community integration, health.

Instituto Mana
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Ephigênio Salles, 1299 – Aleixo. Manaus – AM, 69060-020
🇧🇷 Email:  [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (92) 98833-0857 | (92) 99912-5099 | (92) 99912-5640 | (92) 98833-1465
🇧🇷 Services: management of protection cases, guidance, support and referral to the local protection network for access to social assistance and health services, women’s rights and LGBTQI+ people.

Jesuit Service to Migrants and Refugees (SJMR)
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Constantino Nery, 1029 – Saint Geraldo. Manaus – AM, 69010-160
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Telephone: (92) 99157-6097
🇧🇷 Services: socio-assistance assistance, support for entering the job market, facilitated access to Portuguese and vocational courses, referral for revalidation of diplomas and financial and material assistance.

The House of the Brazilian Object Museum
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 3814-9711
🇧🇷 Services: support for indigenous Venezuelans


Federal District

Brasilia

Migration and Human Rights Institute – IMDH
🇧🇷 Address: Quadra 7 Conjunto C Lote 1 Quadra 7 Conjunto C Lote 1, Varjão, Brasília – DF, 71555-239
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected] | [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (61) 3340-2689 | (61) 3447-8043 | (61) 98210-5085
🇧🇷 Services: legal and social assistance assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, employability, easy access to Portuguese and vocational courses, emergency financial aid for more vulnerable profiles.

SOS Children’s Villages
🇧🇷 Address: SGAN 914Asa Norte, Brasília – DF, 70297-400.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (61) 3272-3482


Minas Gerais

Belo Horizonte

Jesuit Service to Migrants and Refugees (SJMR)
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Amazonas, 641 – 17th floor – Downtown. Belo Horizonte – MG, 30180-001
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected] | [email protected] | [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (31) 99210-3434 | (31) 99567-6745 | (31) 99289-0216 | (31) 99210-3435 | (31) 99786-8145 | (31) 99210-3444 | (31) 99210-3443 | (31) 99428-0043 | (31) 99295-4122
🇧🇷 Services: Legal and social assistance assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, employability, easy access to Portuguese and professional training courses.


Pará

Belém

University Center of the State of Pará (CESUPA) – Human Rights Clinic
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Adm. Barroso, nº 3775 – Souza. Belém – PA, 66613-903.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected] | [email protected] | [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (91) 4009-9112 | (91) 4009-9185
🇧🇷 Services: legal assistance.

FUNPAPA – Pope John XXIII Foundation
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Rômulo Maiorana, 1018 – São Brás. Belém – PA, 66110-047.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (91) 3259-5973
🇧🇷 Services: social assistance.

International Institute of Education of Brazil – IEB
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Paulo Frota 1,500 – Val de Caes. 66617-418, Belém-PA.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (91) 3222-9363

SOS Children’s Villages
🇧🇷 Address: Rod. do Tapanã, 2807 – Tapanã (Icoaraci)Belém – PA, 66825-010.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: 4003-5339


Paraná

Curitiba

Caritas Brasileira – Regional Paraná
🇧🇷 Address: R. Paula Gomes, 703 – São Francisco. Curitiba – PR, 80510-070.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected] | [email protected] | [email protected] | [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (41) 3039-7869 | (45) 3222-4313 ( Rattlesnake ) | (41) 99588-4825 ( Curitiba ) | (43) 3525-0707 ( Jacarezinho ) | (43) 99994-0720 ( Londrina ) | (44) 99102-9015 ( Maringá ) | (43) 9834-4154 or (43) 3423-5644 (Apucarama) | (44) 3423-1045 or (44) 3423-1198 (Paranavaí) | (42) 3226-1165 ( Ponta Grossa ) | (44) 9748-7537 (Umuarama ) | (46) 3542-1293 ( Francisco Beltrão ) | (44) 99953-9043 ( Campo Mourão ) | (45) 99924-3409 ( Foz do Iguaçu )
🇧🇷 Services: legal assistance, social assistance, employability and shelter.

Foz do Iguacu

Casa do Migrante Foz do Iguaçu
🇧🇷 Address: R. Oswaldo Cruz, 756 – Vila Portes. Foz do Iguaçu – PR, 85865-155.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (45) 99997-3331
🇧🇷 Services: social assistance.


Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Caritas Arquidiocesana do Rio de Janeiro
🇧🇷 Address: R. São Francisco Xavier, 483 – Maracanã. Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20550-011
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (21) 99794-5436 ( Reception ) | (21) 98463-6504 and (21) 97951-2786 ( Legal ) | (21) 98463-6505 and (21) 98004-8820 ( Social Assistance ) | (21) 97228-1178 ( Portuguese course ) | (21) 99923-0036 ( Psychologist ).
🇧🇷 Services:Legal, socio-assistance and psychosocial assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, support for entering the job market and entrepreneurship, facilitated access to Portuguese and vocational courses, emergency financial assistance for more vulnerable profiles.

LGBT+ Movement
🇧🇷 Address: face-to-face activities, scheduled in advance by email or telephone.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (21) 97340-7899 | (21) 98533-1879
🇧🇷 Services: Exclusive assistance to LGBTI+ migrants and refugees.

SOS Children’s Villages
🇧🇷 Address: Rua Jardim do Seridó, 200 – Itanhangá, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22641-340.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (21) 3393-8653


Rio Grande do Sul

Porto Alegre

Jesuit Service to Migrants and Refugees – SJMR
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Venâncio Aires, 1048 – Farroupilha. Porto Alegre – RS, 90040-192.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (51) 3254-0140 | (51) 99995-5573
🇧🇷 Services: legal, socio-assistance and psychosocial assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, support for insertion in the labor market and entrepreneurship, facilitated access to Portuguese and professional training courses, emergency financial assistance to profiles of greater vulnerability.

SOS Children’s Villages
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Caldeia, 250 – Sarandi, Porto Alegre – RS, 91130-540.
🇧🇷 Phone: (51) 3364-7999 | (51) 3364-2967


Roraima

Boa Vista

Jesuit Service to Migrants and Refugees – SJMR
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Gen. Ataíde Teive, 2386 A – LiberdadeBoa Vista – RR, 69309-000.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 3623-5990 | (95) 99962 1000
🇧🇷 Services: legal, socio-assistance and psychosocial assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, support for insertion in the labor market and entrepreneurship, facilitated access to Portuguese and vocational courses.

Migrations and Human Rights Institute (IMDH) Solidarity
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 99175 0955
🇧🇷 Services: legal and social assistance assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, employability, easy access to Portuguese courses and training courses, emergency financial aid for more vulnerable profiles.

Adventist Development and Assistance Resources Agency (ADRA)
🇧🇷 Address: R. Belarmino F Magalhães, 1584 – Tancredo Neves. Boa Vista – RR, 69313-485
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 98112-5265
🇧🇷 Services: support in accessing documentation, legal and socio-assistance assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, employability , Portuguese and vocational courses, emergency financial aid for more vulnerable profiles.

Center for Migration and Human Rights of the Diocese of Roraima (CMDH)
🇧🇷 Address: R. Floriano Peixoto, 302 – Centro. Boa Vista – RR, 69301-320
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 3623-5990 | (95) 3623-3220
🇧🇷 Services: support in accessing documentation, legal and social assistance assistance, referral to public services and partner networks.

International Humanitarian Federation (FFHI) (International Fraternity)
🇧🇷 Address: R. Alferes Paulo Saldanha, 213 – Centro. Boa Vista – RR, 69301-420
🇧🇷 Email:  [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 3623-3123
🇧🇷 Services: education, first aid (psychology and trauma), place of reception, employability and legal assistance.

Boa Vista Salvation Army
🇧🇷 Address: R. Bartolomeu Bueno Silva, 184 – Calunga. Boa Vista – RR, 69303-210
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 98114-7945 | (95) 98129-0075
🇧🇷 Services: curriculum development, social assistance; legal assistance; psychological assistance; documentation, courses/support for online platforms; support groups.

Boa Vista Screening Post (PTRIG)
🇧🇷 Address: Treze de Setembro. Boa Vista – RR, 69308-050
🇧🇷 Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm.

The House of the Brazilian Object Museum
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 3814-9711
🇧🇷 Services: support for indigenous Venezuelans

Association of Volunteers for International Service (AVSI)
🇧🇷 Address: shelters in Boa Vista/RR.

Pan-American Development Foundation (PADF)
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]

Fraternidade Sem Fronteiras
🇧🇷 Address: Operário, Boa Vista – RR
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: 4003-5538

Pacaraima

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
🇧🇷 Address: Janokoida Indigenous Shelter – R. Sama, s/n. Pacaraima – RR, 69345-000

Association of Volunteers for International Service (AVSI)
🇧🇷 Address: PITRIG Pacaraima. BR174, s/n. Pacaraima – RR.

Canarinhos da Amazônia
🇧🇷 Address: Rua Victoria Régia, s/n. Orchid District.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected] | [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 99113-0796

Centro Pastoral do Migrante (CEPAMI)
🇧🇷 Address: R. Brasil, 6. Pacaraima – RR, 69345-000
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 98411-9335
🇧🇷 Services: legal and social assistance assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, employability, facilitated access to Portuguese and vocational courses.

Baptist Community of Pacaraima
🇧🇷 Address: R. das Américas, 686. Pacaraima – RR, 69345-000
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (95) 99127-6092


Santa Catarina

Florianopolis

Caritas Brasileira Regional Santa Catarina
🇧🇷 Address: R. Dep. Antônio Edu Vieira, 1524 – Pantanal, Florianópolis – SC, 88040-001
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (48) 99829-2008

Migrant Pastoral Service (SPM)
🇧🇷 Address: R. Dep. Antônio Edu Vieira, 1524 – Pantanal, Florianópolis – SC, 88040-001
🇧🇷 Email:   [email protected]
🇧🇷 Telephone: (48) 98826-9229
🇧🇷 Services: legal, socio-assistance and psychosocial assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, support for insertion in the labor market and entrepreneurship, facilitated access to Portuguese and vocational courses.

Hospitality Circles
🇧🇷 Address: R. Duque de Caxias, s/n – Saco dos Limões, Florianópolis – SC, 88045-210
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (48) 99800-5255 | (48) 99638-0528
🇧🇷 Services: employability; social assistance; guidance on access to rights; documentation, Portuguese classes, entrepreneurship course, psychosocial care.

Jesuit Service to Migrants and Refugees (SJMR)
🇧🇷 Address: R. Dep. Antônio Edu Vieira, 1524 – Pantanal. Florianópolis – SC, 88040-001.
🇧🇷 Phone: (48) 99190-7139 | (48) 99111-6344
🇧🇷 Services: protection.


São Paulo

Sao Paulo

Caritas Arquidiocesana de São Paulo
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Mal. Eurico Gaspar Dutra, 1853 – English Parade. São Paulo – SP, 02239-010. In-person service Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 93904-5321 | (11) 97630-8023
🇧🇷 Services: legal, socio-assistance and psychosocial assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, support for insertion in the labor market and entrepreneurship, facilitated access to Portuguese and professional training courses, emergency financial assistance to profiles of greater vulnerability.
IMPORTANT: between 19/12/2022 and 02/01/2023, Caritas Arquidiocesana de São Paulo will be in recess, returning to its activities on 03/01/2023. For urgent requests, contact the CRAI or Immigrant’s CIC.

Missão Paz
🇧🇷 Address: Rua Glicério, 225 – Liberdade. São Paulo – SP, 01514-000.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Telephone: (11) 3340-6950
🇧🇷 Services: assistance and structured services in the following areas: documentation and legal; work, professional and language training and citizenship; health; social service; family and community.

Reference and Service Center for Immigrants (CRAI)
🇧🇷 Address: R. Maj. Diogo, 834 – Bela Vista, São Paulo – SP, 01324-001.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected] | [email protected] | [email protected] |
🇧🇷 Telephone: (11) 2361-3780 | (11) 2361-5069
🇧🇷 Services: legal, socio-assistance and psychosocial assistance, referral to public services and partner networks, support for insertion in the labor market and entrepreneurship, facilitated access to Portuguese and vocational courses.

Immigrant Citizenship Integration Center
🇧🇷 Address: R. Barra Funda, 1020 – Barra Funda, São Paulo – SP, 01152-000
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 3115–2048
🇧🇷 Services: legal assistance and referral to public services and partner networks.

SOS Brasil Children’s Villages
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Manuel Alves Soares, 712 – Jardim Colonial, São Paulo – SP, 04821-270
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]  
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 5661-0026
🇧🇷 Services: employability; social assistance; guidance on access to rights; documentation, Portuguese classes, entrepreneurship course, psychosocial care.

Compassiva
🇧🇷 Address: R. da Glória, 900 – Liberdade. São Paulo – SP, 01510-000
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected] | [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 2537-3441 | (11) 97512-0307 | (11) 93730-4461.
🇧🇷 Services: legal assistance, preparation and forwarding of diploma and certificate revalidation processes with public universities and Portuguese courses.

I’m a Refugee
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 97081-4907
🇧🇷 Services: employability and training projects involving companies.

I Know My Rights (IKMR)
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Brigadier Luís Antônio, 826 – Bela Vista, São Paulo – SP, 01318-001.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 97782-8904

Migraflix
🇧🇷 Address: R. Oscar Freire, 2379 – Pinheiros, São Paulo – SP, 05409-120
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]

Support Program for Refugee Relocation (PARR)
🇧🇷 Address: Av. Bad. Eurico Gaspar Dutra, 1853 – English Parade. São Paulo – SP, 02239-010. To perform service with PARR, click here and fill out the form.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 96641-3156 (Amanda)
🇧🇷 Services: support for labor inclusion, through a job search platform aimed exclusively at this population and constant awareness of the private sector.

Pact for the Right to Migrate (PDMIG) – África do Coração
🇧🇷 Address: R. Venceslau Brás, 146 – sala 801 – Sé, São Paulo – SP, 01016-000.
🇧🇷 Email:   [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 3101-7040

Banco do Povo
🇧🇷 Address: R. Boa Vista, 170 – Historical Center of São Paulo. São Paulo – SP, 01014-000
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 3241-7381
🇧🇷 Services: financial inclusion and access to microcredit for people in refugee situations and migrants.

Refugee Reintegration Institute – Adus Institute
🇧🇷 Address: Av. São João, 313 – Historic Center of São Paulo, São Paulo – SP, 01035-905.
🇧🇷 Email: [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 3225-0439 | (11) 94744-2879
🇧🇷 Services: legal assistance, Portuguese course , employability, documentation.

Educação Sem Fronteiras
🇧🇷  Address: Viaduto Santa Ifigênia, 66, cj. 121 – Historic Center of São Paulo – São Paulo Face-to-face service from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
🇧🇷 Email:  [email protected]
🇧🇷 Phone: (11) 91428-3970
🇧🇷 Services: pre-university entrance exam course, Portuguese course, vocational course and academic guidance.


Other states

For information about the support services available in other cities, access the R4V mapping of Support Spaces and Services by clicking here. You can also consult the services offered by Cátedra Sergio Vieira de Mello . For that, click here.