Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center
Founded more than 35 years ago, Caritas Lebanon is one of the largest charitable non-governmental organizations in Lebanon which offers a broad array of social services on a national basis to people without regard to race, faith, ethnicity or political beliefs. In the mid-1990s, Caritas Lebanon began being approached by several migrant groups requesting assistance: Sudanese refugees in Lebanon, then Iraqi asylum-seekers sought assistance. The number of new migrants in Lebanon and from different nationalities in need of social, legal, and humanitarian assistance grew to include refugees, asylum seekers and migrant workers at risk. In response to the growing needs on the ground, Caritas Lebanon established the Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center (CLMC) in 1994 to provide them with specialized and necessary assistance.