Where we work
JRS programmes, found in 50 countries worldwide, provide assistance to more than 600,000 individuals. This service provision is overseen by 10 regional offices with support from the International Office in Rome. For the contact details of each regional office, click on the map and see the details below.

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Press Contact James Stapleton (International Office in Rome)
Phone +39 06 69 868 468
Email international.communications@jrs.net
Description JRS West Africa is one of 10 geographic regions of the Jesuit Refugee Service, an international Catholic organisation sponsored by the Society of Jesus.  The regional office in West Africa serves refugee and internally displaced people in Central African Republic (CAR), Chad and Côte d’Ivoire.  Services include:  education, skills training, vocational training and healthcare.  JRS supports the redevelopment of war-torn communities in these areas, including the reconstruction of schools and the reintegration of former child soliders.
Countries Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Côte d’Ivoire