Area of Work: Hosting



Together Lancashire

Over the last 12 months Together Lancashire has been working to establish housing support for destitute refused asylum seekers and newly accepted refugees. We have set up a working group and established a network, across the county, of people who are interested in these issues and we […]


Mama Africa Rotherham

Mama Africa is a voluntary group that supports asylum seekers and refugees in Rotherham. They run weekly activities and a drop in service and are in the process of setting up an accommodation scheme. Contact: Sithule Moyo Email: mamaafricarotherham@gmail.com Phone: 07799485588 Social media: Facebook


Penrith and Eden Refugee Network

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network provides support and welcomes single adult refugees with leave to remain to settle in Penrith.  Refugees must choose to settle in Penrith and we provide initial hosting and support into private rental housing, employment and belonging in the local community. We have a small […]


Jesuit Refugee Service UK

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation, at work in over 50 countries around the world with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS has been established in the UK for over 20 years, […]


Sharedydd

Sharedydd has existed informally since 2011 and became a small charity in 2013.  The team currently host 8 people in Cardiff within a wider network of 25 potential hosts.  The project’s current focus is on establishing a more secure referral process with key partners who can provide […]


Hope at Home

Hope at Home is a UK-wide charity fighting the cycle of modern day slavery and human trafficking, preventing re-trafficking and survivor homelessness by equipping people to host survivors in their homes and facilitating adult to adult voluntary living arrangements between hosts and survivors. Without this stable home, […]


Room for All (Swindon City of Sanctuary)

Room for All is a hosting scheme in Swindon under the umbrella of Swindon City of Sanctuary. We currently offer temporary housing to new refugees, ARE Asylum Seekers and Vulnerable Migrants who are destitute through our network of voluntary hosts. We support them to move on to […]


City of Sanctuary Bolton

A hosting initiative is being set up by the Bolton ‘City of Sanctuary’ group which is part of the national City of Sanctuary network, working to build a culture of welcome across every sphere of society. Contact: James Walton Phone: 01204 263023 Email: hosting@bolton.cityofsanctuary.org Website: http://bolton.cityofsanctuary.org/ Social Media:  Twitter and Facebook


ASSIST Sheffield

ASSIST Sheffield is a volunteer-led charity seeking to challenge asylum destitution and promote integration, with accommodation, advocacy support and welfare payments, as well as volunteering, accompanying, interpreting and social activities. Contact: Jochen Kortlaender Phone: 07723 724098 Office: 01142754960 Email: jochen@assistsheffield.org.uk Website: www.assistsheffield.org.uk


BEACON Hosting Project

BEACON’s Hosting Project recruits, trains and supports volunteer hosts to provide a home to destitute refused asylum seekers. Hosting provides guests with a secure, supportive environment in which they have the opportunity to gather fresh evidence in order to submit an asylum claim. Beacon’s other projects are: […]


Birmingham Community Hosting (BIRCH) Network

BIRCH runs a hosting network aiming to relieve the destitution of asylum seekers whose Home Office support and accommodation has been cut off. We have a growing network of volunteer community hosts who provide short term accommodation to those who are destitute and have nowhere to go. […]


Boaz Trust

The Boaz Trust is a Manchester based charity committed to ending destitution amongst refugees and asylum seekers who have become homeless through the asylum process. We provide accommodation alongside practical and pastoral support in the Greater Manchester area. Contact: Ros Holland Office: 0161 202 1056 Email:  info@boaztrust.org.uk Website: www.boaztrust.org.uk


Bristol Hospitality Network

Bristol Hospitality Network (BHN) extends solidarity to people seeking asylum and experiencing destitution through accommodation and creative community involvement.  BHN provides full board accommodation in host households or in its large house for men in Bristol and community volunteering opportunities and social enterprise in solidarity with both […]


Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST)

Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST) is a Southend-based community group, committed to bring an end to destitution amongst asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with no recourse to public funding (NRPF) living in Southend. The organisation is made up of asylum-seekers, refugees and the wider community, and supports destitute […]


DASH (Destitute Asylum Seekers Huddersfield)

DASH provides support mainly to destitute asylum seekers. these groups do not have access to main public funds and no support from the home office. DASH provides accommodation mainly through its hosting scheme. We also provide limited casework assistance but signpost and refer clients to relevant social […]


Host Nottingham

Host Nottingham is a Nottingham-based organisation providing hosting support for destitute asylum seekers. Contact: Shingai Mushayabasa Email: hostnottingham@gmail.com Phone: 07963740175 Website: www.hostnottingham.org.uk 


Sanctuary Hosting

Sanctuary Hosting (formerly Host Oxford) is a project which matches destitute sanctuary seekers to those people with spare rooms and open hearts in the community who are prepared to allow someone to stay with them rent free for a pre-defined period of time. Contact: Sarah Wahby // Elaine Savage […]


Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN)

Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN) works with refugees and asylum seekers living in Leeds, offering befriending and support to learn English.  The Grace Hosting project links local volunteers with a spare room with asylum seekers and refugees who have nowhere to stay. Contact: Jo Carter Phone number: 07927 […]


Housing Justice

Housing Justice train and support night shelters, run a pan London hosting scheme for asylum seekers and forced migrants, and provide mentoring and befriending training and support. Contact: Tommy Cloherty Phone: 0203 544 8094 Email:  mandb@housingjustice.org.uk Website: http://www.housingjustice.org.uk  Social Media: Twitter // Facebook


Night Stop North East (Depaul UK)

Nightstop North East (Depaul UK) provides emergency accommodation to homeless clients, including those who are destitute, in the homes of approved and trained volunteers. The scheme is open to anyone over the age of 16. Clients are risk assessed on an individual basis and access accommodation on […]


One Roof

One Roof is a consortium of independent faith, community and voluntary sector organisations. We provide support and accommodation to the homeless, refugees, asylum seekers and the destitute in Leicester. Contact: Salma Ravat Phone: 07989 698483 Email: salma@oneroof.org.uk Website: www.oneroof.org.uk


Open Door (North East)

Open Door North East provides accommodation for destitute asylum seekers through our hosting/housing scheme. We provide accommodation for refugees, having a mixture of family houses as well as shared houses. We provide supporting services including drop-in sessions for asylum seekers to access support, advice and guidance. We […]


Open Doors Hull

Open Doors works with asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants, enabling them to integrate into the local society.  We offer a range of services including accommodation, drop-in service, befriending, interpreting, food parcels, hardship funds, employment support basic English classes, Sport/social/music activities, Social and Health wellbeing Service and IT […]


Refugees At Home

Refugees at Home runs a matching service for hosts around the UK willing to offer a room, without charge, to asylum-seekers and refugees. We have a network of hosts who are seen by professional but volunteer Home Visitors before they start hosting. We are building “hubs” so hosts and guests […]


SHARE Tawe

SHARE Tawe seeks to offer hospitality, in the form of accommodation, meals, welcome and solidarity to destitute asylum seekers in Swansea. We do this through volunteers who offer a room in their home, or who support the scheme in other ways. Contact: Marilyn Thomas Phone: 07848 026247 Email: […]


St Augustine’s Centre

St. Augustine’s Centre is a Halifax-based community centre  that welcomes the vulnerable and cares for all, including destitute asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants. We enable individuals to access support and advice to help with basic needs, and build confidence and prevent isolation through community participation. Phone: […]


Upbeat Communities

Upbeat Communities is a Christian charity based in Derby that exists to help refugees settle and rebuild their lives. We want to see strangers become neighbours. We offer befriending, English classes, community building activities, enterprise and employment training and also run a Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme […]


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