Last update : August 2023

There are many international, profit and non-governmental organizations working in this field providing different kinds of help to the refugees, asylum seekers and potential asylum seekers, providing food and clothes, first aid, legal advice etc. Among them are: The non-govermental organizations – Legis, NUN, Macedonian Young Lawyers Association, Regional Enterprise Support Center, La Strada - Open Gate, El Hilal, Value Partners (Dorcas Aid), People in Need, Solidarnost, Help the Refugees in Macedonia - RECS, HERA, Vlaznija, Merhamet, Kaliri, Mersih etc. and the Facebook group – Help the refugees in Macedonia. The international and profit organizations – UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA, IOM, Prokredit Banka and Prokredit Akademija, Detsko SOS Selo (through UNICEF).

  • Help the refugees in Macedonia (facebook group)

    Group of members of NGOs and independent citizens who want to help. They are active online and in the country, providing different kinds of assistance.

  • Help the Refugees in Macedonia RECS
    Tel. +389 2 3239 053
    It is an initiative related to the volunteers from the Facebook group “Help the refugees in Macedonia”. They are supported by UNHCR through their partner RECS in providing more effective help to the refugees on the field, where the accent is put on providing food and water.

  • HERA

    HERA is an association for Health Education and Research. Their team of doctors provide medical help in the field of female reproductive health.


    Telephone: +389 2 3290 395

  • La Strada - Open Gate

    Is an association for action against violence and trafficking in human beings. At the reception centre near Macedonian-Greek border they provide emotional and psycho-social support, counselling to the mothers and families and organize activities like education, games, drawing etc for the children.


    Telephone: +389 2700 107

  • Legis

    Legis is a non-profit organization helping refugees that transit through Macedonia, by providing them with food packs, hygiene material, and first aid items. Legis also organises a wide variety of interactive games and workshops for refugee children and adults aimed at integration.
    Tel: +389 78 299 415

  • Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA) (Legal help and assistance)

    Teams of MYLA give assistance if you decide to seek asylum in Macedonia

    Zlatko Shnajder 4a-1/3
    1000 Skopje
    R. Macedonia

    Telephone: +389 2 3220 870

  • Red Cross

    Telephone: +389 02 311 43 55

    Mobile teams of the Red Cross that provide first aid:
    +389 70 257 994
    +389 71 261 787

  • UNHCR Skopje

    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 873, 1000 Skopje, Rep. of Macedonia
    Telephone: +389 2 3118 641
    Fax: +389 2 3131 040