Abigail Housing is a charitable company providing support and homes to destitute refugees and asylum seekers. The Destitution Project provides a room in a shared house, a weekly allowance, food parcels, bus money, advice, support and signposting services.
Abigail Housing is a charitable company providing support and homes to destitute refugees and asylum seekers. Its Refugee Project manages single sex shared houses in Leeds in partnership with registered social landlords and private landlords.
Action Foundation is a Christian charity providing supported accommodation and a hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers and new refugees. We also provide free ESOL classes and other fee-paying accredited courses through Action Language.
A branch of Action Foundation in Newcastle, offering Skills for Life and ESOL for Employability courses in Sunderland for learners of all abilities, along with accommodation for destitute asylum seekers.
ASHA is a service of GMIAU, The Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit. The project provides support, advocacy and advice for asylum seekers whose applications have been refused and fully determined through two drop-ins on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
ASIRT (Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team) is a not-for-profit OISC regulated advocacy organisation which provides legal support and representation to asylum seekers and other undocumented migrants in the West Midlands.
ASSIST Sheffield is a volunteer-led charity seeking to challenge asylum destitution and promote integration through accommodation, advocacy support and welfare payments, as well as volunteering, accompanying, interpreting and social activities.
Asylum Justice is a charitable trust, founded in 2005, that provides free legal services to asylum seekers and refugees in Wales. Open drop-in sessions are held every Monday at City United Reformed Church in Windsor Place, Cardiff (CF10 3BZ) between 6 and 8.30pm.
Asylum Link supports Asylum Seekers and Refugees raises awareness around refugee issues. It runs a drop-in centre providing friendship, help and advice, and a wide range of services including ESOL, lunches, trips out and social activities. Most services are provided on a drop in basis, with appointments for specialist activities.
The British Red Cross have set up a drop in and support service for asylum seekers and refugees on Thursday mornings. Services include immigration advice, access to education and training, and Talk English classes. A meal is provided at lunchtime.
Asylum Welcome’s aim is to reduce poverty, suffering and social isolation, and to enable asylum seekers and refugees to live with respect and dignity. Services include advice, information and support and befriending, visiting and advocating for people in immigration detention.
Austin Smith House is a Passionist community house of prayer and hospitality for destitute male asylum seekers and refugees. It offers a safe and welcoming home and community, food and some advocacy.
Families First Cardiff Cadarn Free to Be Service provides refugees and asylum seekers with support with the transition into the community by encouraging the skills needed for independent living, particularly familiarisation with the education system. It also provides mental health and therapeutic support, and parenting programmes.
BEACON is a Bradford-based charity offering welcome, hospitality and support to destitute asylum seekers. Projects include a hosting scheme where volunteers offer a spare room, a McKenzie Friends group that support at asylum tribunals, and campaigning activities.
BIRCH is a hosting network aiming to relieve the destitution of asylum seekers who are homeless. Volunteer community hosts provide short term accommodation in spare rooms. They are fully supported by a Project Coordinator.
The Boaz Trust is a Christian charity providing accommodation and support for destitute refused asylum seekers and homeless refugees in the Manchester area through housing, hosting and night shelter schemes. Support workers access legal support to advance their case and offer activities that promote wellbeing and integration and help them towards 'life in all its fullness'.
Bolton CAB offers free initial immigration advice. In addition to this advice service they also offer casework support with any applications. This may, in a small number of cases, be available through the Legal Aid service: if not, then via a not-for-profit fee paying service which is cheaper than most immigration solicitors.
BRASS (Befriending Refugees and Asylum Seekers) is a charity offering a range of services. These include: advice on immigration and asylum, support and information to access public services, English classes, workshops, training and skills development, well-being and befriending activities.
Bridges for Communities connects people from different cultures and faiths, giving them the opportunity to build friendships and understand one another better. We challenge the stereotypes and prejudice that exist between different groups by promoting interaction and friendship.
Brighton Migrant Solidarity is a grass-roots community and campaign group working to support migrants in Brighton and beyond. Our aim is to build a strong and diverse movement where we support each other to make the world a place where there truly is space for all.
BVIE is charity that gives advice, advocacy and support for people who are seeking asylum, refugees and those with no recourse to public funds. This includes practical help for the destitute, casework and legal support , housing, benefits, a destitution service, education, employment and volunteering.
Bristol Refugee Rights runs a drop-in 3 days a week. Services include advocacy and information, casework for fresh claims, interpreting and English classes. Food and drinks are available at the drop-in, as well as clothes and small household items, a mini food bank, arts and crafts, pool and board games.
The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services.The Glasgow Office has a drop in on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 9:30am - 1pm & 2pm - 4:30pm.
The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services. These include offering emergency food, clothes or small amounts of cash to those facing severe hardship. We also help refugees access services and we offer friendly advice to the most vulnerable.
The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services. These include offering emergency food, clothes or small amounts of cash to those facing severe hardship. We also help refugees access services and we offer friendly advice to the most vulnerable.
Brushstrokes is a community project in Sandwell that supports the most vulnerable people in the area, including migrants. Core activities include the provision of practical resources to the destitute, visiting, befriending and ESOL classes.
The C4WS winter night shelter operates from the beginning of November to the end of March each year. During these months, C4WS takes referrals for homeless people wishing to access the shelter from a number of agencies in the Borough of Camden and the surrounding area.
The charity supports families in the Coventry area who are experiencing real poverty and lacking the most basic personal and household facilities. Most of these are asylum seekers, refugees or Eastern European migrants.
City of Sanctuary is a national movement committed to building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for refugees seeking sanctuary from war and persecution. Bolton City of Sanctuary is building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for refugees seeking sanctuary. Founded in 2016, it now runs a hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers.
Oxford City of Sanctuary is a group of people who would like to see the city grow as a place of safety and inclusion for sanctuary seekers. We want to work with all sectors to make a practical and positive difference to their lives.
CAST is a grassroots community activist group based in Southend-on-sea which supports the self-determined needs of asylum seekers and refugees. It brings communities together to address isolation and loneliness through hosting and friendship projects.
Compass Immigration Law Ltd offers an Asylum Legal Aid division, which serves clients within the Greater Manchester region. Asylum Legal Aid is available to only a limited number of clients each year. Legal Aid is available to clients in asylum claims, asylum appeals and asylum fresh claims and is subject to an income assessment. An Asylum Drop-in runs on Mondays 10.00am to 2.30pm.
Cornerstone, part of Caritas Catholic Diocese of Salford, is a day centre providing services to vulnerable and disadvantaged adults in Manchester. Services include the Safe Haven Night Shelter, five shared houses, an IT suite and an education programme offering English and Mathematics classes to refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants.
CRMC offers advice and support, access to employment, education, training, basic life skills and volunteering, alongside an in-house supported housing scheme. The Coventry Destitution Fund offers practical help to people suffering extreme hardship, including food, clothes, night shelter and travel.
DASH supports asylum seekers in the Kirklees area and beyond. Services include hosting for destitute asylum seekers and homeless new refugees and drop-ins offering advocacy, casework, destitution support, English classes and social activities.
DASS is a project of the Refugee Survival Trust, a Glasgow based partnership of organisations working with refused asylum seekers in Scotland. They offer a range of services to address people’s needs and enable them to make informed choices about their situation. Services include casework, legal advice and accommodation.
Community Dosti is a peer-led group for people from different ethnicities and backgrounds living in Salford and the surrounding areas. It aims to promote friendship and social integration to maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle. Activities include English conversation, dance, physical readiness, mobile phone photography and Life in the UK classes.
Eastbourne Networx supports migrants, refugees and Asylum seekers in East Sussex. It runs a monthly Networx Forum and a weekly Sanctuary Cafe on a Tuesday morning. It is also involved in resettling refugees in the area.
Embrace is a group of Christians from different denominations working together to promote a positive response to people who are seeking asylum, refugees, migrant workers and people from minority ethnic backgrounds living in Northern Ireland.
ESCAFA (East Sussex Community and Faith Action) is a network of community groups, faith groups and individuals who are committed to welcoming and helping to integrate vulnerable Syrian families into East Sussex.
Exeter City of Sanctuary is committed to building a culture of hospitality and warm welcome for asylum seekers and refugees in Exeter. The group undertakes awareness raising, campaigning, and events.
FODI (Friends of the Drop-In) works to lessen isolation and promote integration amongst asylum seekers in Sunderland. It runs a Wednesday drop-in and aims to improve the mental health and well-being of the asylum-seeking and refugee community of Sunderland.
The Glasgow Night Shelter for Destitute Asylum Seekers and non-EU migrants operates from premises rented from a church. It provides a hot evening meal, a safe place to spend the night in a sleeping bag on a mat, breakfast and a packed lunch. Immediate problems are dealt with or referred to other organisations that can help.
The Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit is a voluntary organisation supporting people subject to immigration control for over 25 years. We offer free legal advice, representation and support services to people seeking asylum, refugees, children and vulnerable adults.
Happydays UK supports homeless people in the Sowerby Bridge area of Calderdale. It manages a property accommodating refugees and destitute asylum seekers, and also supports non-asylum seeking migrants. They also provide case work support and run several social enterprise programmes.
The Haringey Migrant Support Centre provides advice on immigration and welfare issues and NHS services. The Monday Drop-In provides a hot meal and a space to relax and socialise.
HBTSR are a group of volunteers co-ordinating a local response to the refugee crisis. They hold regular meetings and events, offer respite breaks in the country to asylum seekers and refugees and actively promote accurate information and news on refugee issues.
Heart & Parcel brings women from migrant communities in together by making dumplings and developing ESOL skills. We run informal cooking sessions where women can cook different parcels from around the world, share recipes and eat together in a safe environment.
Heywood Baptist Church has a number of asylum seekers and refugees in the congregation from various of parts of the world. We help them integrate into the local community and understand the UK's complex systems. We meet each Thursday at 7pm at the church for a social where everyone can relax and have fun.
Home4U is a volunteer-run, small Registered Charity based in Cardiff offering accommodation to a small number of asylum seekers who are destitute. It works closely with Space4U, a separate Charity which is a Drop-in Centre with a variety of services for people who are asylum seekers and refugees and also prioritises support for those who are destitute.
Hope into Action: Black Country provides homes, in partnership with churches, for the homeless, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in one of the most socially deprived areas in England.
Hope Projects work to support and empower destitute asylum seekers and others barred from public funds in the West Midlands, through various services including the Hope Destitution Fund, Ujamaa Women’s Work and Hope Housing, providing emergency short-term accommodation for destitute asylum seekers.
Ilford Salvation Army is a Church and Community Hub in the heart of Ilford. We run a wide range of activities which are open to refugees and asylum seekers, including a cold weather shelter and a cycle maintenance project.
The winter shelter provides runs for 17 weeks in the coldest months of the year (December to March), in a different partner church each week. It is able to offer beds to people with ‘no recourse to public funds’, including refused asylum seekers. Inn Churches also run other homeless services.
Interfaith Glasgow is a Scottish charity that promotes and facilitates engagement between different faith communities in Glasgow. It delivers programmes of activities that increase friendships between people of diverse faiths, foster greater mutual understanding and challenge prejudices, and increase opportunities for people from different faith communities to work together on issues of common concern.
ICN cares for asylum seekers and refugees in the Bournemouth area, to enable them to rebuild their lives and work towards independence and integration. It offers befriending and community activities, advice and guidance (including immigration advice), education and training.
Ipswich Town of Sanctuary's mission is to provide support and assistance to Refugees and Asylum Seekers within Ipswich and surrounding areas and actively seek partnerships with key community stakeholders to work towards making Ipswich a welcoming and inclusive “town of sanctuary”. It also runs a free weekly English language skills and conversation group called “It’s Tuesday”.
JRS UK serves refugees and forced migrants, especially those in detention or destitution. We provide a warm welcome and practical support at our weekly Day Centre for destitute asylum seekers; pastoral care and legal liaison for those in detention; facilitate peer support and personal wellbeing and engage with policy and decision makers to promote justice and dignity.
Just Homes aims to provide help for homeless people seeking to rebuild their lives. We do this for unemployed men who can access state benefits and women and children who have no access to public funds.
Justice First is a charity working with people in the Tees Valley who are seeking asylum. We help those whose appeals have been rejected to re-engage with the legal system. We provide humanitarian aid for those who do not, at present, qualify for support from the state.
City of Sanctuary is a movement to build a culture of hospitality for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. The group aims to help integration with the local community, providing free English lessons five days a week. We have also set up a football team, a food-growing allotment scheme and opportunities to volunteer and become members of a gym.
LASSN works with refugees and asylum seekers living in Leeds, offering befriending,support and accommodation.Grace Hosting links local volunteers with a spare room with homeless asylum seekers and refugees. LASSN's other services include a Befriending Service and a Hardship Fund.
Leigh Asylum Seekers and Refugee Support works in Leigh and surrounding areas. At the weekly "Drop-in" we have a place where asylum seekers and refugees can meet others from their own country. We provide support and the chance to socialise and share experiences in a welcoming, safe and friendly atmosphere. Support is available to find help with a range of issues: health, housing, education, solicitors and work.
Lancaster and Morecambe Asylum and Refugee Support (LMARS) provides legal, health and housing support to asylum seekers and refugees within the district. Volunteers visit new arrivals and help with integration. Drop-ins take place Monday-Thursday at the Marsh Community Centre.
The Catholic Worker is Catholic, ecumenical, pacifist, communitarian and anarchist community based in Houses of Hospitality and built around doing the ‘works of mercy’ – feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, visiting the prisoner etc.
London Hosting is a hosting scheme run by Housing Justice offering accommodation for refugees and asylum seekers within the M25 through a network of individuals, community groups and organisations providing spare rooms.
Mama Africa is a group of African ladies who formed a Tenants and Residents Group in order to be able to help other ladies integrate in the community and socialise to reduce isolation. They run a drop in on a Friday 9 am - 2 pm and offer flexible support at a time to suit clients. They offer general advice and are planning to set up a legal advice service.
Our mission in Manchester is to help spread the City of Sanctuary network to Manchester, making it united in being a welcoming city, open and fair for all. While our conversation clubs and community meals are our flagship activities, we also engage in a many other things, including advocacy, a shopping buddy scheme, a cycling scheme, English Classes, theatre trips, arts projects and days out.
MRSN is a grass-roots organisation managed by refugee communities. It provides practical support to asylum seekers and refugees through education and training, and promotes their physical and mental health. It helps to build strong and independent refugee community organisations, and develops the skills of community leaders.
MSM is a registered charity based in Manchester that aims to support the most vulnerable migrants in Greater Manchester. We promote social inclusion among migrants, including refugees and asylum-seekers, advancing their education, promoting their health and well-being and relieving financial hardship.
MRANG is a charity working with asylum seeker and refugee women and their children in the North West, including victims of trafficking, sexual violence and domestic servitude. Our drop-in project provides a safe and supportive space, where they can access peer support and develop social contacts and friendship.
The Narrowgate project is a ministry of the Manchester City Mission. It aims to provide both emergency night shelter accommodation for homeless guests who are referred by registered agencies, including asylum seekers and migrants with no recourse to public funds.
The New Step for African Community is a non-profit organisation supporting Africans and immigrants, particularly in the North West of England. We encourage Community cohesion through the promotion of African culture, providing a wide range of cultural awareness workshops and cultural events.
The New Shamwari Project helps people refugees status and asylum seekers to integrate into the host community. This includes being able to contribute to the community and access the services they are entitled to. We provide information, guidance and support, training, language skills, advocacy and other appropriate services.
NICRAS is a Refugee Community Organisation (RCO) which represents the interests of the refugee community. It supports the integration process of refugees and asylum seekers into local communities, raises awareness of asylum issues and organises social and recreational events.
Nightstop North East (Depaul UK) provides short-term emergency accommodation to homeless clients over the age of 16, including those who are destitute, in the homes of approved and trained volunteers.
NERS is an independent charitable organisation which exists to meet the needs and promote the interests of asylum seekers and refugees in the North of England. Services include Access to Healthcare, Interpreting, Asylum Advice, Supported Housing for Refugees, ESOL and help with Assisted Voluntary Return.
Notre Dame Refugee Centre is an independent charity in London’s West End. We welcome all asylum seekers and refugees and specialise in support for French-speakers. Our services include advice on immigration, housing, benefits and employment, health and counselling services, English classes, IT support and creative workshops. We run a Drop-In Café twice a week.
NNRF is an independent charity working with and for refugees and asylum seekers in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, offering practical advice, information, support and friendship and also campaigning on issues affecting them. The Drop-In advice centre is open Monday to Thursday, and NNRF runs many other services.
Oasis Cardiff is an organisation that aims to help Refugees and Asylum Seekers to integrate into their local community in Cardiff. The centre provides a range of services, including cookery, women only sessions, craft sessions and language classes as well as a range of other activities such as music and soft play for young children.
Oldham Unity is a destitution project aimed at supporting asylum seekers with no other means of support. It runs every Thursday 12.30pm - 2.30pm, providing food parcels, bus fares, clothing and bedding, and offering a place to socialise and meet others.
One Roof is a consortium of independent faith, community and voluntary sector organisations providing support and accommodation to the homeless, refugees, asylum seekers and the destitute in Leicester.
ODNE is a Christian charity serving asylum seekers and refugees in the Tees Valley. It provides a range of services supporting wellbeing and integration, including refugee “Move On” advice & practical support drop-ins, accommodation, refugee work club, English classes, enterprise projects and volunteering opportunities.
Open Doors works with asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants, enabling them to integrate into the local society. It offers a range of services including accommodation, befriending, interpreting, food parcels, hardship funds and employment support.
ODILS is a faith based charitable social enterprise that exists to serve and enable individuals and communities isolated by language and culture both in the UK and overseas.
Classes include ESOL Pre-Entry - Level 2, Numeracy Entry 1 - Level 2 & Literacy Entry 3 - Level 2.
Positive Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers (PAFRAS) offers a weekly drop-in for asylum seekers where a hot meal is available. Services include one to one support for clients, signposting and referrals, mental health support and complementary therapies, social activities and volunteering.
The centre is a volunteer led multi cultural and multi faith charity working with asylum seekers and refugee communities in North West Birmingham. Benefits, employment, housing and debt advice is offered on a drop in basis, along with sessional immigration advice.
PAIH is an independent homelessness and human rights charity supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We provide signposting, proactive casework and emergency humanitarian support, and run a UK-wide on-line hosting scheme called Room for Refugees.
Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR) supports asylum seekers to ensure that the human right to housing is realised for all asylum seekers in Northern Ireland. We monitor conditions in NASS accommodation, campaign for access to housing for refused asylum seekers and work with other organisations to provide such accommodation.
Praxis Community Projects works with vulnerable migrants in London – including asylum seekers and refugees – providing a range of services including support, advice, housing, English classes, interpreting and community events.
Rainbow Haven run two drop-in sessions a week for refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester, where people can relax, enjoy a hot meal and make friends. Support, information, classes in English, computers, jobsearch and driving theory and other activities are available at each drop-in. There is also a destitution project run jointly with the Red Cross.
RAMFEL (Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London) is a charity that supports vulnerable migrants. It offers a range of services including immigration advice, employment support, wellbeing activities, ESOL classes and conversational English.
RAPAR (Refugee and Asylum Seeker Participatory Action Research) is a human rights organisation working with people at risk of having their rights denied. We work with displaced people facing challenges relating to citizenship, housing, deportation, employment, education, personal safety and other problems.
RRSG is committed to reducing poverty, suffering and social isolation of people who have fled their country of origin. It offers drop-in advice sessions, client appointments with accredited caseworkers, English classes and Life Skills tuition.
Real Junk Food Manchester is a not for profit project. We source food that would otherwise go to waste, transform it into amazing dishes, and serve them to anyone and everyone on a pay-as-you-feel basis. Those who cannot pay can have a free meal!
Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership (REAP) is a refugee-led organisation in West London empowering refugees and asylum seekers to live as valuable and valued members of society. It offers a range of services.
RMC assists refugees and migrants through crisis and disadvantage, by removing barriers to their integration and enabling them to become equal citizens. It provides free information, advice and support.
Refugee Action is a national charity supporting asylum seekers and refugees. The Birmingham branch offers two main services, the CARE project and the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. The CARE Project supports asylum seekers in Birmingham whose claim for asylum has been refused.
Refugee Action offers a range of services including - Refugee and Asylum Seeker Voice, which helps service users in Greater Manchester speak of their experiences: Legal Support with asylum claims and appeals: volunteer asylum guides for new arrivals: crisis support: advice to prevent homelessness and the Gateway Resettlement Programme for refugees resettled in Greater Manchester.
Refugee Solidarity Devon is a facebook group acting in a coordinating capacity to share ideas, events, collection points, items needed and more with regard to the refugee crisis.
RSD is an independent charity that supports refugees to settle in the local community and reach their full potential. Services include weekly drop-in sessions, a women's outreach project including English language home tuition, an allotment, a befriending project and awareness-raising events.
Refugee Support Network is a London-based charity helping young people affected by displacement and crisis to access and progress in education. Services provided include educational mentoring, specialist educational support, higher education, research, consultancy and training.
Restore, a project of Birmingham Churches Together, aims to welcome, include and assist integration of refugees and asylum seekers. It does this through befriending, social activities, equipping refugees for work, advocacy and awareness-raising.
Restore is the collective name given to the projects based out of St Thomas’ Philadelphia that are working with the vulnerable and the disadvantaged in Sheffield, including asylum seekers. There are 5 work streams: Housing & Support, Life Skills & Coaching, Food & community, Money & Debt Advice, Employability & Enterprise.
RETAS (The Refugee Education Training Advice Service) works to integrate refugees and asylum seekers through education, training and employment; empowering them to build a safe home in West Yorkshire. Services include information, advice & guidance, different levels of ESOL classes and preparation for employment..
Revive offers a range of services to refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester and Salford through it's drop-ins, including advice on immigration, asylum, housing and health. It also provides ESOL classes, wellbeing activities and advocacy.
A Drop-In for refugees and asylum seekers run by Caritas Salford at Haslingden Community Link on Tuesdays from 12:30-2:30pm. The drop-in is for any asylum seekers or refugees in Rossendale to attend, socialise, and access basic practical support. There are also ESOL classes that run just after the drop-in.
Sanctuary Hosting matches homeless asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants with people in Oxford and the Thames Valley who are offering spare rooms. They can stay, rent free, for an agreed period of time.
Share Dydd is a charity that operates a small hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers in the Cardiff area. This spare-rooms network is modelled on the long running Swansea-based project ‘SHARETawe’.The project’s current focus is on establishing a more secure referral process with key partners who can provide casework capacity alongside their hosting provision. It is part of the Cardiff Destitution Network.
Slough Refugee Support helps asylum seekers and refugees in Slough and the Thames Valley to achieve their rights and settle with dignity in a new community. Services include advice, job search, sewing, IT and Life in the UK classes.
St. Augustine’s welcomes the vulnerable and cares for all, including destitute asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants. Services include a tailored support programme, asylum and housing advice, a range of social and wellbeing activities, ESOL classes, an employability programme and a hosting scheme.
St. Chad's Sanctuary offers a range of services for asylum seekers, refugees and other immigrants. These include English and Art classes, Welfare Advice, Family Learning and a Social Drop-In. It is open Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 4.30
St Laurence's Larder provides a warm welcome and fresh food for those who struggle to make ends met in our community and beyond. It is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 1.30pm at Christ Church with St Laurence Brondesbury.
St Monica’s offers accommodation for destitute asylum seekers in Leeds and are currently housing female destitute asylum seekers in a former Roman Catholic church presbytery. Referrals and casework support is done by Pafras.
Stockport Baptist welcomes members of the Persian community to worship and study with us in their own language. The Farsi Fellowship meets every Wednesday evening at 6.00 to 8.00 pm for Bible Study and Prayer. The church also helps its refugee and asylum seeker members in practical ways.
We run drop-in advice sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. They are open to all asylum seekers and refugees, offering advice covering an extensive range of issues, with a particular emphasis on employment and health for both our more settled clients and those newly arrived in Suffolk.
We are a volunteer-led registered charity, run and managed by our members, who include asylum seekers, refugees and other local people. We give a warm welcome to people seeking sanctuary in Swansea through our twice-weekly drop-ins, and offer practical support and educational and recreational opportunities.
Swansea City of Sanctuary is part of a national movement which builds a culture of hospitality and welcome for those seeking sanctuary in the UK. It provides a Welcome Project for new arrivals, an Advocacy Forum and a team of volunteer Sanctuary Speakers who raise awareness. It also runs SHARE Tawe, which seeks to offer accommodation, meals, welcome and solidarity to destitute asylum seekers in Swansea.
SWAP (Support for Wigan Arrivals Project) supports asylum seekers and refugees living in the Wigan Borough. Services include welcoming new arrivals, health promotion, casework, move-on support, English classes, volunteering opportunities and a women's project.
Swindon City of Sanctuary promotes a culture of welcome, inclusion and support for everyone in Swindon, especially those seeking refuge. We bring people and organisations in our community together, providing practical support through community events, raising awareness, campaigning and projects like the Room for All refugee hosting scheme.
The Southampton & Winchester Visitors' Group is a group of volunteers who befriend and support adult asylum seekers and refugees in the Southampton area. They also offer practical help in various ways and campaign for a fairer, more efficient asylum system in the UK.
Tabor House, operating from a building owned by the Catholic Diocese of Birmingham, is the city's only all year round night shelter. It takes referrals for people with no recourse to public funds as well as those on benefits. It is hoping to increase its bed capacity from 6 to 15 in 2018.
The Anchor Project engages with and supports the most marginalised, vulnerable and isolated people in inner-city Bradford, to improve community wellbeing and integration. This includes asylum seekers and refugees. Activities include an Everyday English conversation group.
The ARC Project works with asylum seekers and refugees in the Blackburn with Darwen Borough. It provides practical support through a weekly drop-in to meet, socialise and share food together and a range of activities such as pool, table tennis and craft. It also offers English classes and casework support.
The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN) supports refugees to become self-sufficient through their own enterprises and businesses. TERN provides refugee entrepreneurs with expert advice, mentorship, access to business networks and investment.
The Harbour Project provides a safe space for refugees and asylum seekers in Swindon.The Drop-In is open Monday to Friday 11am to 2pm. Services include courses in ESOL & basic computing, family holiday activities and health & well being sessions.
Oasis is a drop-in centre on Mondays to Wednesdays in East Manchester for those on the margins of society. It offers a range of services such as emergency provision, a free cafe, a charity shop, wellbeing support, leisure activities, basic IT training and a work club.
The Sanctuary is Bethel Community Church’s work amongst the International Communities of Newport. It aims to show God’s love in a practical way by building friendships and offering practical support to refugees and asylum seekers. Services include English classes, a drop-in offering help and advocacy, a Mums and Toddlers group, a Men's games nights, a weekly meal and other social events.
A charity based in Sparkhill, Birmingham that aims to combat poverty and help people to lead happy and healthy lives. Services include: a pre-school nursery, support with employment, debt management and benefits, computer and various English classes.
Stride Partnership CIC is a Community Enterprise Company that provides practical training to refugees to live a stable life in the UK. It gives educational talks to schools and workplaces about refugees and works with landlords and housing providers to reduce instability after a refugee gets their status.
The Well project is joint initiative of Caritas and Ivy Church, which aims to encourage and support asylum seekers and refugees across the Wythenshawe neighbourhood to come together, learn English and socialise through cultural and social activities. It runs every Tuesday and Thursday 10.00-14.00. A Women's Group meets 10.00 - 12.00 every Friday.
The Trinity Centre is a Methodist charity that serves refugees, asylum seekers and others in need. Services include an organic community kitchen garden, Space 4 U, which is open every Monday and Thursday offering ESOL classes, recreational activities and games, and a family project run by the Welsh Refugee Council. The Sudanese Community Association of South Wales and STAR (Student Action on Refugees) also meet at the centre.
The Unity Centre gives practical support and solidarity to all asylum seekers and other migrants in Scotland. It also supports anyone detained in any UK Detention Centres, and operates a sign-in system for those reporting at the nearby reporting centre. The Centre is run by the Unity Centre Collective, and is open Monday to Friday from 10 to 6.
Upbeat Communities is a charity based in Derby that helps vulnerable refugees and migrants settle and begin to thrive in a new community. We have a vision to see community built between people of different cultures, where strangers become our neighbours, with everyone able to grow and make a contribution.
Warm Hut is a Refugee Support Organisation supporting the African Community in Salford and Manchester. Their mission is that African people gain a better insight into living abroad, have a positive attitude towards life in the UK, maximise their well-being, and feel empowered and enabled to contribute to the host country.
WAST is an action group for women asylum seekers who campaign together for the right to remain in the UK. They meet every Friday from 11 to 2 socially, and to plan campaigns and events. WAST is well known for its choir and drama sketches, and regularly takes part in refugee events and campaigns.
WTRRP offers practical and emotional support in West Hertfordshire to asylum-seekers refugees and those with no recourse to public funds (NRPF). Services include help with basic needs, form filling, ESOL and referrals for housing and legal advice.
The Wolverhampton Church Shelter is a partnership between two churches, Tabernacle Baptist Church (TAB) and Grace Church, Wolverhampton. The shelter is now open all year and can take up to 20 rough sleepers.
WSSAG is a women-only self-help support group that meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. It offers a safe and secure women only space and a source of social and emotional support for each other. Refreshments are provided and travel expenses are reimbursed.
Our vision is for Worthing to be a place of welcome, safety, integration and justice for refugees and displaced people. We sponsor a vulnerable Syrian refugee family under the Community Sponsorship scheme, providing accommodation and helping them to integrate with their local community.
WRP is a group of concerned Christians, Muslims and others working together to help refugees. We facilitate family reunions by finding private accommodation for a refugee referrred to us. We lend them the deposit and rent, furnish the property from donated goods, collect the family from the airport and provide ongoing friendship and support.
WYDAN, the West Yorkshire Destitute Asylum Network, is a network of organisations and individuals committed to supporting destitute asylum seekers through partnerships, networking, information sharing and awareness raising. It runs a winter night shelter for destitute asylum seekers, hosted for 1 or 2 weeks at a time by churches and other organizations.