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Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc. (KRM), a non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing resettlement services to refugees through faith- and agency-based co-sponsorship in order to promote self-sufficiency and successful integration into our community. KRM is committed to offering access to community resources and opportunities and to promoting awareness of diversity for the benefit of the whole community.


  • To compassionately welcome and serve the world’s displaced people.
  • To encourage the hope that lives within each human being by providing an atmosphere of hospitality, responsiveness, mutual respect, trust and tolerance.
  • To broaden cultural awareness throughout the community.
  • To provide opportunities of cultural expression, representation, and visibility of refugees and immigrants through arts & culture programming and events, as well as to increase access to global arts across a diverse range of neighborhoods.
  • To be known for our reliability, resourcefulness, partnerships and comprehensive services.



Each refugee welcomed through KRM receives access to comprehensive services to empower them to make Kentucky home. Our Louisville, Lexington, and Northern Kentucky offices operate as a local affiliate of a national resettlement agency, Church World Service.