Our Partners

MO-ORA assists in bringing together large networks of partners/stakeholders to coordinate activities that assist refugees in learning about and becoming vital members of their community.  Partners include those on local, state and national levels, as well as stakeholders with a general interest in enriching their communities through diversification of resources and cultures.

Local Resettlement Agencies

Local Resettlement Agencies (also referred to as LRAs) partner with MO-ORA, providing contracted services directly to refugees in their community.  LRAs also receive additional funding through various sources to further assist refugees attain and retain self-sufficiency.  Missouri has five LRAs throughout the state, listed below by area:


Refugee and Immigration Services,
Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri
916 Bernadette Drive
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 442-7568

Kansas City

Jewish Vocational Service
4600 The Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 471-2808

Della Lamb Community Services
500 Woodland Ave
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 842-8040

St. Louis

International Institute of Saint Louis
3401 Arsenal
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 773-9090


International Institute – Southwest Missouri Branch
1114 E. Commercial
Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 887-4343