In 2016, of the 85,000 refugees arriving in the U.S., Texas received 7,803--more than any other state except California. With help and resources from churches and volunteers across the city, Gateway is the largest refugee outreach in North Texas. 
With help and resources from churches and volunteers across the city, Gateway is the largest refugee outreach in North Texas. 
To see the practical and spiritual needs of refugees in our communities met through compassionate, meaningful, Christ-centered relationships with the local Church
To educate, equip, and mobilize the Church to bridge socio-cultural gaps between Christians and refugees so that refugees can know the hope of Christ through words and deeds of compassion.
Gateway helps refugees start over, many of them survivors of severe trauma, with donated furniture, pocket money, groceries, baby showers, job assistance, language lessons, and more. Most important, perhaps, Gateway trains volunteers and churches to adopt refugee families, the point where friendships form and assimilation begins.