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New Start Ministry is an interfaith group headquartered in Woodbury, CT. We work in conjunction with IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, New Haven) to co-sponsor refugee families for local resettlement. Please let us know if you are interested in volunteer opportunities!

Financial donations can be sent to New Start Ministry c/o St. Paul's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 5002, 294 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Please make checks out to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with New Start Ministry on the memo line.

Refugees Welcome Here!

Our Mission

Our Mission

To provide resources and educational opportunities to refugee families so they can become self-sufficient and get off to a strong start in their new home country.


Working in conjunction with IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services) and the refugee family, our teams of volunteers assist with all facets of the resettlement process.

We Need Your Support Today!

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