The Danish Refugee Council

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC Turkey works since 2013 towards the protection of conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people and host communities and aims at durable solutions to their challenges. DRC has established Field Offices in Hatay, Kilis and Sanliurfa and Kahramanmaras.

The Livelihood Project

DRC has started a Livelihood Project in order to support people to improve their skills and find new livelihood opportunities through employment and income-generation activities.

In DRC Livelihood Center, Our team provides

  1. Introduction about all DRC services
  2. Professional counseling session (define your livelihood goal and the different steps to reach it!)
  3. Legal advises: Temporary Protection, access to Right to Work in Turkey, Start up your own business

Access to job counseling and job placement

  1. Support in CV editing
  2. Professional job placement counseling
  3. CV database for volunteering opportunities with DRC and other NGOs
  4. Support for the registration to the Turkish Job Placement Agency (Iskur)

Access to Entrepreneurship opportunities

  1. Capacity Building in Business skills, mentor-ship
  2. Start your small business at home: Productive Asset support
  3. Small Business support
  4. Regular event related to entrepreneurship

Based on your existing skills, needs, priorities and Livelihood goal, you could access to:

  1. English conversation.
  2. Basic Arabic language and writing
  3. Group studies for university entrance exam.
  4. Language exchange groups between Turkish and Arabic
  5. Turkish Survival sessions (practical knowledge for daily life).
  6. Referral to private institutes from A1 to C1 Turkish and English.
  7. Training sessions about CV and Cover Letter, Freelance works, INGO works, Classroom Management.
  8. Computer classes (from beginner to expert level and technical) and free computer access (Job research, Online courses…)
  9. Technical or Certified vocational skill Trainings: Jewelry making, Sewing, AC repair, Medical Secretary, Hairdressing and Beauty Services

For more information about what is available into your location, please visit us

In Hatay

Cumhuriyet Mahallesi,
Cumhuriyet Caddesi Balcılar Apartmanı,
No: 7 Kat: 3 Antakya/Hatay
Call Us To : 053646 47 265

In Sanliurfa

Urfa,Şair Nebi Street no: 198,
Bamyasu Neighborhood (Next to Sülyman Şah School)
Call Us To: 05380506220/05380506241

In Kilis

Tekye mah.
küçük çarşı sok.
No: 29, kilis merkez
Call Us To :05495461304