Our Partners

HRI is grateful for our local, national, and international partners that help us achieve our goal of assisting individuals seeking asylum in the US.

Physicians for Human Rights

HRI is a PHR partner medical school clinic. PHR is a non-profit NGO that works at the intersection of medicine, science, and law to secure human rights and justice for all.

Jewish Family Services of WNY provides great assistance to our clients. Through their Survivors of Torture program, clients are provided with the care coordination, legal, medical, forensic, and other therapeutic services need to promote individual and family healing.

Journey's End Refugee Services provides refugees with the resources and support they need to become successful, active and contributing members of the Western New York Community. They also provide community members the opportunity to become trained interpreters- some of whom assist with our forensic evaluations.

UB MD Family Medicine is an interdisciplinary department that delivers education, training, patient care, research, community outreach, and includes a multidisciplinary institute of clinicians and researchers with expertise in a broad areas of the medical field.

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project provides free civil legal services to low income individuals and small not-for-profits in the greater Western New York region. Their attorneys represent many of our clients in court.

Respond: Crisis Translation is a collective of language activists providing compassionate, effective, and trauma-informed interpretation and translation services for migrants, refugees, and anyone experiencing language barriers. They have provided telephonic interpreters for our forensic evaluations.


Western New York MRI provides facility space for our organization to conduct forensic evaluations and also provides pro-bono x-ray services to clients of HRI.