Contact Us

Our Board

L to R: Christine Wai, chair, Eh Paw, Chaw Chaw, Celia Paung, secretary/treasurer , Wa Hi Da, Flicka Bateman, and Ki Ning, vice chair. Absent from photo: Ye Tun, Tin Hla

Phone: (919) 423-1478
Mailing Address:                                                        Location:
Refugee Support Center                                             401 NC Highway 54 Bypass
PO Box 1025                                                                  E #15
Carrboro, NC 27510                                                     Carrboro, NC 27510

Director’s Email:

Getting help from the Center is easy. Appointments are not necessary. Refugees can walk in during our hours to receive assistance. To set up an appointment call (919) 423-1478.

Hours of operation:
Monday-Thursday, 1:00-5:00,
Friday, 12:00-3:30

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Our Staff

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Flicka Bateman, Director
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Sunny Chew, Volunteer Coordinator
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Henry Lister,                            Outreach Coordinator





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Taylor Billings, Employment Specialist











Jane Harnell, Citizenship Education Specialist
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Lama Moakel, Cultural Liaison

Our Interpreters

Interpretation is available either by phone or in person. We have interpreters who speak Arabic, Burmese, French, Karen, Kinyarwanda, and Swahili. Not all interpreters are available during all office hours, so calling for an appointment for Arabic or Swahili  is advised.

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Eh Paw- Karen, Burmese
Celia Paung- Karen, Burmese
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Merci Byringiro-         Kinyarwanda
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Hadia Zahrawi- Arabic
Djonde Rugabo-Swahili, Kinyarwanda