Douglas Vaughn Calvano

Founder and President
Ciudad Refugio

Ciudad Refugio is committed to the restoration of vulnerable, at-risk populations, offering emergency humanitarian assistance and holistic programming to individuals in need.

A beacon and a refuge.

Core Values

We seek to be clear in our presentation of biblical truth.  We offer practical, immediate assistance to those in need, a form of spiritual hospital but with a vision for long-term holistic development.

We are a volunteer based community of genuine, authentic individuals, hippies at heart, willing to go the second mile, offering second chances for those in process of recovery and transformation.

Ways to get involved


Come volunteer with us! Join individuals and groups from around the world signing-up to make a difference.


Give financially and make a direct difference in the lives of vulnerable men, women, children and families.

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