Area of Work: Hosting



Homes for Syrians

Homes for Syrians provides an accommodation matching service between Syrian refugees with a Leave to Remain in the UK and householders wishing to offer free temporary accommodation in their homes. We aim to make Syrian refugees feel less marginalised and to provide them with a place they […]


Swindon City of Sanctuary

Contact: Nicola Johnson Phone: 07850941666 Email: [email protected] Website: https://swindon.cityofsanctuary.org/ Social media: Twitter- @SwindonCoS // Facebook- @SwindonCOS


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: Ian McHugh Email: [email protected] Website: https://bolton.cityofsanctuary.org/


Warm Hut

Warm Hut is a Salford-based refugee community organisation. Our mission is that African people gain a better insight into their experiences of living abroad, have a positive attitude towards life in the UK, maximise their well-being, feel empowered and enabled to contribute to the host country. Contact: Albert Mulando […]


Action Foundation

Action Foundation provides supported accommodation to destitute asylum seekers with no recourse to public funds through the Action Housing project through managed houses and a hosting scheme, and to help new refugees transition to independence living following their positive asylum decision. We manage houses in Newcastle, Gateshead, Washington and […]


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: 07830 376077 Office: 01142754960 Email: [email protected] Website: www.assistsheffield.org.uk


BEACON Hosting Project

BEACON is a Bradford-based charity offering welcome, hospitality and support to destitute asylum seekers. Volunteer hosts provide short to medium term accommodation and support in their own homes for ‘refused’ asylum seekers who are actively working towards submitting fresh asylum claims. Contact: Will Sutcliffe   Phone: 07505053149 […]


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:  [email protected] 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 cottage enterprise in solidarity with both […]


Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST)

Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST) Contact: Mara Chrystie, Washington Ali, Stanford Biti Phone (Mara): 07947 442247 Email: [email protected] Website: https://castsouthend.wordpress.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CastCommunitiesAsylumSeekersTogether/


DASH (Destitute Asylum Seekers Huddersfield)

DASH supports asylum seekers in the Kirklees area and beyond. Our services include hosting for destitute asylum seekers and homeless new refugees, drop-ins, where we offer advocacy, destitution support and other services, English classes and social activities. Contact: Lucy Lucy Phone: 07730021823 Email: [email protected] Website: www.huddsdash.org.uk


Host Nottingham

Host Nottingham is a Nottingham-based organisation providing hosting support for destitute asylum seekers. Contact: Shingai Mushayabasa Email: [email protected] 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) Grace Hosting Project

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: Jon Beech Office: 0113 […]


Housing Justice Hosting/London Hosting Network

London Hosting Network is a project of Housing Justice, a partnership of Housing Justice Hosting, Praxis, Refugees at Home, London Catholic Worker and others, offering accommodation through a network of individuals, community groups and organisations providing spare rooms and temporary homes for men, women and children who have […]


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: [email protected] Website: www.oneroof.org.uk


Open Door (North East)

Open Door (North East) is a Christian charity serving asylum seekers and refugees in the North East with a focus on the Tees Valley including Middlesbrough, Stockton & Hartlepool. We provide a range of services supporting the wellbeing, livelihoods and integration of those seeking sanctuary in the […]


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, befriending, interpreting, food parcels, hardship funds and employment support. Contact: Bashir Siraj Phone: 07913 120 198 Office:01482 435198 Email: [email protected] Website: www.opendoors-hull.org.uk


Refugees At Home

Refugees at Home Refugees at Home is a small group working to set up 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 […]


SHARE Dydd

SHARE Dydd Contact: Pete Simpson Phone:  07597 773089 Email: [email protected] Website: cardiffdestitutionnetwork.wordpress.com/sharedydd/


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. Contact: Vicky […]


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