Charitable Arm of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce

Community Organizations

Adopt-a-Refugee Family Program

30777 Northwestern Highway, Suite 300
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
(248) 406-2052 (Ask for Sofia)

Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce

29850 Northwestern Highway, Suite 250
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 996-8340

Chaldean American Ladies of Charity

32000 Northwestern Highway, Suite 150
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
(248) 538-8300

Chaldean American women energized by working together and with others to provide help and hope to those in need. CALC provides outreach and referral services and assists refugee families in meeting daily needs through donations. Donations of clothing, furniture and household goods are warehoused and donated to refugee families in need. Transportation services and financial assistance are also available.

Chaldean Cultural Center

5600 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
(248) 681-5050

The Chaldean Cultural Center celebrates and explores the extraordinary history, arts, traditions, and contributions of the Chaldean people from ancient times to the present, serving as a repository of our collected history and stories into the next century. By forging relationships with other educational and cultural institutions, it not only nurtures pride within the Chaldean community, but also promotes greater understanding between communities. The Center paints a portrait of a people, exploring the history that shaped us, the faith that sustains us, and the lives we lead today.

Chaldean Federation of America

29850 Northwestern Highway, Suite 250
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 996-8384

CFA is a non-profit umbrella organization that provides consultation on achieving asylum and connecting the most needy refugee families to local humanitarian relief agencies in the countries of refuge. For refugees, CFA has assembled and coordinated a coalition of 23 refugee resettlement agencies, community-based organizations, and faith-based groups to assist in the resettlement and integration of new arrivals.

Facts about the Chaldean Community:

Launched in 2006 as the charitable arm of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce, the CCF was established to address the rising Iraqi refugee crisis.

The Chaldean Community Foundation provides a multitude of services including housing assistance, English as a second language training, immigration consulting, and employment assistance and training.

The Chaldean Community Foundation services more than 6,000 people each fiscal year.

The Chaldean Community Foundation funds a variety of charitable programs. Because of the support of our members, the foundation has donated more than $300,000 to good works.

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the Chaldean Community Foundation has established a Refugee Emergency Fund.

The Foundation hosts two major events throughout the year: the annual community Golf Outing and the Chaldean Festival, held in conjunction with the City of Southfield.

The Chaldean Community Foundation has provided more than $300,000 in charitable contributions to various organizations where Chaldeans live, work and worship.

The Foundation has supported and been a part of several initiatives, including workplace development, economic development, refugee assistance, cultural competency training and charitable giving.

The Chaldean Community Foundation provides cultural competency training to corporations and municipalities providing a brief history, an overview of Chaldean culture, faith and language, and the contributions of the community in the United States.

The recent Iraq war has threatened the permanent removal of Chaldeans from their ancestral homeland.

Refugee Mental
Health Services

Supplies much-needed mental health services to Iraqi refugees and others in Southeast Michigan

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Refugee Acculturation & Sustainability Training

Helps refugees of the Iraq War and subsequent religious persecution to acculturate and become less dependent on federal and state subsidies and services

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Breaking Barriers

Provides assistance and advocacy to the disabled.

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Chaldean Loan Fund

ChaldeanLoanFund_LogoProvides low-interest loans to help refugees purchase a car.

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Provides free or reduced cost healthcare to Iraqi Christian and Chaldean refugees without medical insurance though the Chaldean American Association of Health Professionals (CAAHP)

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Waad Murad
Advocacy Fund

Offers a cash reward up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the assailant(s) of violent crimes perpetuated against businesspeople

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Karim Khamarko Memorial Scholarship Fund

baba3 (2)Established in 2012 in honor of Karim Khamarko, who was murdered in 2010 in his place of business, the fund gives scholarship assistance to Chaldean American high school students who have demonstrated academic success… Read more