Area of Work: Hosting

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: [email protected] Phone: 07799485588 Social media: Facebook

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network started in March 2017 and since October last year has been setting up a project to encourage refugees with ‘leave to remain’ to settle in Penrith, through accommodation support and connections with other agencies. The network works closely with City of Sanctuary and the […]

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, […]

Share Dydd

Share Dydd 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 nationwide hosting project that started in Worcestershire in 2016. The scheme bridges the gap in provision for people with no recourse to public funds (including asylum seekers and victims of trafficking) by providing safe accommodation for guests and support and training for […]

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 homeless refugees through our network of voluntary hosts and support them to move on to permanent housing. We work with the local council, the […]

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:

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:

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:

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) 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 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:

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: 

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: 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:

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:

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 they start hosting. We […]


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 […]

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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