Catholic Charities Maine to begin resettling refugees in Bangor

Maine's refugee resettlement program is expanding to Bangor. Catholic Charities Maine, the state's longest standing resettlement agency, plans to b...

October 19, 2022
2:14 AM

Maine's refugee resettlement program is expanding to Bangor. Catholic Charities Maine, the state's longest standing resettlement agency, plans to begin assisting new arrivals as soon as this month. Up until now, families and individuals coming through the federal government's refugee program have mostly been resettled in Portland, Lewiston, and the surrounding areas.Now, Catholic Charities Maine is preparing to resettle several dozen refugees in Bangor, after opening a new office in the region.The federal government ultimately decides when people will land in Bangor, said Charles Mugabe, with Catholic Charities.

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